Doctoral Training

Our internationally leading PhD Programs aim to train the future generation of research leaders in life sciences. The programs provide you with the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of your field and are an excellent starting platform for a successful career in science.

The IMPRS 'From Molecules to Organisms' is a joint graduate school operated by the Max Planck Institute for Biology, the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the University of Tübingen. The goal of the school is to provide the next generation of scientists with the knowledge and skills to study complex biological processes, which cannot be adequately understood within the limits of single disciplines, in the context of entire organisms.

The Tübingen International PhD Program in the Biological Sciences is the joint graduate program of the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory. It aims to provide future research leaders with comprehensive training that promotes scientific excellence, independence and creativity


PhD Experience

PhD students in our PhD Programs enjoy excellent scientific infrastructure and personal support, as well as numerous opportunities to develop their personal and professional skills. The vibrant PhD student community organizes activities including sports events, gardening and social get-togethers.


Training and Development

We offer a comprehensive training and development program to support our PhD students to conduct their research, communicate it effectively and complete their doctorate on time. Next to a number of core activities, PhD students can also benefit from many advanced development opportunities. Sign up for training and development opportunities.