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PhD programme of the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf offers the PhD in Medical Sciences. The structured doctoral programme is aimed at graduates of life science subjects.

The PhD in Medical Sciences covers important research areas of the Faculty of Medicine. These are assigned to three thematic clusters.

  • Molecular Medicine for biomedical-experimental research projects
  • Diagnosis and Therapy of Diseases includes the area of clinical and translational studies
  • Health and Society includes projects in the health sciences

Accompanying advanced training events within the cluster curriculum deal with current research topics and enable a deepening of research methods with practical relevance. The training of doctoral students is rounded off by a basic curriculum with events on scientific core competences and key qualifications relevant to the profession.

Successful completion of the PhD programme leads to the award of the academic degree PhD in Medical Sciences or alternatively Dr. rer. med.

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