Ph.D. On Campus


Heidelberg University

36 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Biochemistry PhD Program at the Heidelberg University offers an intense and detailed advisory assistance and supervision and a constant training in the field of biochemistry. It aims to broaden the horizons of the doctoral students and to prepare them for their later scientific career.


Key Features

The BZH study office coordinates the graduate Biochemistry program from Heidelberg University and helps with any questions concerning the program. It keeps the files of the doctoral students and confirms the participation in the graduate program upon completion. A certificate from the BZH will be issued along with the doctoral diploma from the faculty.

HBIGS students and students of other graduate programs who perform their doctoral thesis in one of the BZH research groups must also register in the BZH-study office. Participation in HBIGS and other programs will be accepted. Please consult the BZH study office for details.

Programme Structure

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Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form for admission as a PhD candidate, including the original signatures from your Faculty supervisor and one more supervisor.   
  • Indication of the structured PhD program you will attend (you should be pre-approved) on the application form.
  • Copy of your identity card / passport.
  • Commitment to Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice (GSP) signed by you and your Faculty supervisor and, if differing, your direct supervisor.
  • Research Integrity Certificate
  • Abstract of your PhD project (printed in German or in English, 1 page).
  • University degrees: Two (2) normal copies of all of your university degrees (e.g. Bachelor of Science and Master of Science  certificates / diploma and transcripts of records. /  B.Sc. und M.Sc. Urkunden und Zeugnisse (mit Einzelleistungen) oder Staatsexamen) plus the original documents for verification.          
  • CV including information concerning your Master/Diploma-thesis (duration, title, number of pages).        

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Heidelberg

922 - 1397 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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