PhD positions for up to 4 years in multidisciplinary and interconnected scientific fields

A research environment that boosts your scientific career

The Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS-BB) is looking for bold, highly committed, ambitious and creative graduates who can think outside the box and work on challenging projects at the frontiers of science.
Our PhD program offers the possibility to work in an international environment with world-class interdisciplinary projects, state-of-the-art institutes and a unique infrastructure.

Who are we?

The DIGS-BB is a graduate school by the Technische Universität Dresden dedicated to first-class research and doctoral training. The DIGS-BB hosts about 100 active PhD students at any time. Our PhD students and faculty are highly international and diverse. They represent over 60 nationalities, and different educational scientific backgrounds. About 15 new PhD students are admitted each year in spring and fall. The maximum duration of the thesis is 4 years.

We foster critical thinking, creativity and early independence. Our mission is to promote excellence in science by inspiring our talented PhD students to become innovative research leaders. Our curriculum goes beyond traditional scientific training to support both scientific and personal development.

The DIGS-BB is part of the well-established Dresden International PhD Program . Under which there are two powerful partners; The DIGS-BB and the International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology.

What do we offer?

  • PhD positions for up to 4 years in multidisciplinary and interconnected scientific fields

- Ambitious projects in a broad spectrum of scientific fields:

  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Biomedicine
  • Regeneration
  • Biophysics
  • Bioengineering and Biomaterials
  • Computational Biology
  • A vibrant interdisciplinary and collaborative research community
  • Expert thesis supervision for PhD students by a Thesis Advisory Committee
  • Dedicated services and facilities
  • Innovative training in communication skills and in technical/methodological know-how
  • Ambitious student-driven activities
  • Competitive awards
  • Exceptional support for International students (Visa, insurance, house hunting…)

As a DIGS-BB PhD student you won’t only gain expertise and know-how but a unique set of complementary skills and network, which you will profit from throughout life.

PhD students at the Technical University Dresden are not required to pay any tuition fees.

If you are enthusiastic, passionate about science, and have an excellent master degree (first-class or upper second-class BSc (Hons)) in life science, natural science, computer science, medicine or engineering, the DIGS-BB is the place to be.

Make your mark in science. JOIN US!


Technische Universität Dresden - DIGS-BB



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