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Biomolecules: Structure-Function-Dynamics

University of Göttingen

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
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About

The doctoral program "Biomolecules: Structure-Function-Dynamics" from University of Göttingen,  is a member of the Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB).

Overview

The doctoral program in Biomolecules: Structure-Function-Dynamics it is hosted by the Göttingen Center for Molecular Biosciences (GZMB) and is conducted jointly by the University of Göttingen, the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, and the German Primate Center.

Features

The research-oriented program is taught in English and open to students who hold a Master's degree (or equivalent) in the biosciences, chemistry, physics, medicine, or related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Extended methods courses
  • Colloquia and research lectures 
  • A progress seminar 
  • Journal clubs
  • Professional skills courses
  • Language courses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

We have no application deadlines and PhD projects in our center can start throughout the year.

Language

English

Credits

20 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
110
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • our cover sheet (pdf),
  • certificates of other relevant examinations (e.g. GRE, if available),
  • English proficiency certificates 
  • statement by (prospective) supervisor incl. preliminary title, starting date of PhD project, prospective thesis committee members (if already known), details on funding (contract/stipend, funding source, duration of funding). If funding is not yet available for the entire duration of PhD or if supervisors plans lab move: include declaration by department that they will take over the supervision and funding.
  • short abstract of your PhD thesis half or one A4-page (is only required for the application for the programs Molecular Biology of Cells, Cellular and Molecular Physiology of the Brain and Systems Neuroscience)
  • optionally: max. two reference letters,
  • optionally: 1 (one) passport photograph.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • Tuition for doctoral studies is fully subsidized by the government for international and domestic students.
  • The administrative semester fee is approx. 300 EUR 

Funding

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