PhD in Medical Sciences

In 2016 the Faculty of Medicine of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf has established the program PhD in Medical Sciences. The program is intended for young researchers with a serious interest in pursuing research in the life sciences. They will be awarded the international degree "Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Sciences".

Research projects will be assigned to one of the three theme clusters

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Diagnosis and Therapy of Diseases
  • Health and Society

Accompanying training sessions within the respective cluster cover current topics of research. These sessions allow for a deepening of the research methods with practical reference. Workshops covering professional and transferable skills are offered within the framework of the Medical Research School.

Apply now and start your research career at the Medical Faculty of HHU!


Due to the current corona situation, the PhD office will remain closed to the public for the time being. Please contact us by e-mail.

Scientific coordinator - PhD program

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Dr. Jessica Gätjens

Building: 17.11
Floor/Room: 03.28
Phone +49 211 81-08288
Fax +49 211 81-16677

Office Hours

Please schedule an appointment for personal consultation.

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