What you really should know!

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# Hannover Biomedical Research School ensures adequate training for all budding scientists in its PhD programs.
# All PhD students are fully financed for 3-4 years.

Courses available outside the curriculum include:

  • Animal Handling 
  • Gene Technology
  • Omics and Bioinformatics
  • Good Scientific Practise
  • Master Class Lectures, Symposia
  • LISA Summer Academy in Immunology (for potential PhD applicants)

The HBRS also provides various opportunities for personal development and social interaction. Previous events organised for our students include:

  • Orientation weeks
  • The Annual HBRS Welcome and Christmas Parties
  • Conflict/ Stress/ Project/ Time Management
  • Scientific writing
  • HBRS Career Day
  • Presenation techniques
  • Intercultural communication
  • Team work
  • Day/weekend trips to various German cities
  • Career advice including special soft skill courses, excursions to industry and Alumni Mentoring

+ The HBRS office/ PhD office takes care of all personal matters (private and professional).
+ Every student has got one main supervisor as well as two co-supervisors.
+ Furthermore, you can rely on your fellow classmates as well as senior students. So, you are never left alone in case of problems!
+ We accept about 20 students per year to our MD/PhD program. They are coming from all over the world (more than 25 different countries). Here, you form a "class" and easily get into contact with people and facilities.
+ All members of the the program convene in an annual retreat, usually beginning of March.