The application period for PhD projects starting in 2017 is now open! We are looking for highly motivated PhD candidates of all nationalities who are strongly committed to research and share our vision to improve world health.

Please find a description of our application requirements, current PhD position openings and a guide to our online application platform in the menu on the right. Please read the instructions carefully and follow the link at the bottom of the "How to Apply" page. All other forms of application will not be considered!

The ZIBI Graduate School Berlin is an international doctoral program for research in infection biology and immunology. We are the roof organization of the International Max Planck Research School for Infectious Diseases and Immunology (IMPRS-IDI), the DFG Research Training Group 2046 "Parasite Infections: From Experimental Models to Natural Systems", the SFB650 Research Training Group “Suppression of Unwanted Immune Reactions”, the Leibniz Graduate School for Rheumatology (LGRh) and we are supported by the Graduate School Scholarship Program of the DAAD with our initiative “Poverty-related and neglected diseases – focus on Africa”.

We offer outstanding training and support in an excellent scientific network. Our faculty members are affiliated with internationally renowned research institutes in Berlin as well as the Berlin universities. Our mission is to develop students into creative, responsible and self-confident young researchers.


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