University of Würzburg, Graduate School of Life Sciences
Interdisciplinary research training is the key to the success of tomorrow's life scientists. The University of Würzburg provides for a world class environment of research institutions , which have a long standing and successful tradition of co-operation across faculties. The GSLS results from a common initiative of the Faculties of Biology, Medicine, Chemistry and Pharmacy, Physics as well as Philosophy. It is this interdisciplinary spirit that has propelled Würzburg to among the top four German universities in the Life Sciences ( funding ranking , DFG).
As a PhD student you will benefit from this proven excellence in research. The GSLS sets standards and assures the quality of research training for the currently more than 300 German and international docotral researchers under its auspices.
Our Graduate School will prepare you for a successful career in academia or industry by a curriculum custom tailored to your needs. A prime indicator of the quality of research training in Wuerzburg is the fact that the GSLS was among a group of merely five life science related Graduate Schools in Germany that have secured financial support by the Excellence Initiative xcellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments in 2006.