The Graduate School of Life Sciences is an inter-departmental graduate school in the life sciences funded by the German Excellence Initiative since 2006. »
Research and teaching of the GSLS spans the entire spectrum of the life sciences from the molecular to the organismic and ecosystem level. »
The GSLS offers a doctoral program in English, an integrated international master program starting winter term 2012/2013, as well as support throughout the postdoctoral phase. »
Applying for admission to the MSc Life Sciences. »
Applying to the Graduate School of Life Sciences
Application to the GSLS requires a master's ("Diplom") degree in a relevant field. Admission to the initial qualification phase for candidates with a bachelor's degree is also possible. Admission can take place any time. It will be followed by enrollment at the university at the earliest date possible.
Doctoral researchers in the GSLS are funded in different ways. The majority are employed as research assistants in ongoing research projects of the graduate school's principal investigators. A number of doctoral researchers of the GSLS are supported by individual fellowships of various sources. The GSLS also awards scholarships funded through the Excellence Initiative. Calls for these scholarships are announced on a regular basis. For more information on future application rounds and deadlines, please visit our website.