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Genes and Development

University of Göttingen

36 months
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About

The doctoral program Genes and Development from University of Göttingen is a member of the Göttingen Graduate Center for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB). 

Overview

The doctoral program Genes and Development from University of Göttingen 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 program accepts students from diverse areas of previous education who share enthusiasm for studying cells. 

Training is aimed at achieving a comparative understanding of how cell fate and topology are determined, a critical sense of how to apply comprehensive genomic analysis tools, and the ability to set up and test conceptual models for cellular functions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Training shall enable the students to integrate knowledge and methods from classical developmental biology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry and infection biology. 
  • The faculty members are experienced in many of the relevant model organisms, including fungi (Aspergillus, Verticillium), plants (Arabidopsis, tobacco), nematodes (C. elegans), insects (Drosophila, Tribolium) and vertebrates (Xenopus, chicken, mouse).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 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 

Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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