Do you have a Master of Science degree and would like to do a PhD in cancer research? Then take a look at the International PhD Program at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). The DKFZ is Germany’s largest biomedical research institute and a member of the Helmholtz Association, the largest research organisation in Germany. The long-term goal of the DKFZ is to unravel the causes and mechanisms of cancer development and to identify novel tools for diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The DKFZ offers an international and dynamic work environment, providing you with access to state-of-the-art research facilities and exceptional resources.
Requirements for applicants include the following:
PhD students at the DKFZ typically have a background in (molecular) biology, molecular medicine, (bio-)chemistry, (bio-)physics, computer science, computational biology or epidemiology/public health studies.
The main scholarship benefits are as follows:
The closing dates for applications are 15 May and 15 December each year.
The terms and conditions of application can be found here:
Are you aiming for a PhD or postdoc position? Here you will find information on your research career in Germany.