The program is open to students from Germany and abroad. Applicants should hold a medical degree equivalent to a German 2nd Staatsexamen or a life science degree comparable to a German university diploma or a Master of Science in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related fields. Potential participants should have experience in and skills for experimental research.
The pre-requisite for enrollment into the IPMM is a funded PhD position and a research project that relates to molecular biomedical research in a research group within the CMMC, the Faculty of Medicine or the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. After being positively evaluated by the IPMM committee, doctoral candidates are then able to join the program. Please note, the IPMM does not provide scholarships.
Applications are accepted throughout the year.
As soon as you start your PhD at the medical faculty of the University of Cologne please contact Christoph Aszyk stating your plan to apply for the IPMM.
A) Documents to hand in by the Doctoral Student
B) Documents to hand in by the Supervisor of the Doctoral Student
The following documents only need to be submitted, if the Supervisor is not yet in charge of any IPMM doctoral student
Please send your application as one pdf document to (IPMM Coordinator) via e-mail to Christoph Aszyk . Other formats (word or jpg) are not accepted.
If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Christoph Aszyk. Counseling sessions with Christoph Aszyk are possible on request.
Candidates fulfilling the formal requirements will be invited for an interview including an oral presentation conducted by the IPMM steering committee. Positively evaluated candidates are admitted into the program throughout the year.
Office of the Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs
Interdisciplinary Program Health Sciences (IPHS)
Interdisciplinary Program Molecular Medicine (IPMM)
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