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Welcome to our International PhD Program

Under the auspices of the University of Tübingen, more than 80 students from all over the world are working on their PhDs at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory. Here, they profit from an interdisciplinary environment and first-rate scientific resources. Dedicated support and a plethora of courses and workshops foster the growth of our doctoral students. The program offers cutting edge training in


  • We welcome our new class of PhD students who got together for the PhD Introductory Course  2015.
  • Those of you interested in protein structure may want to take a look at Marcus Hartmann's lab in our MCSB track. He is currently looking for new students. We invite qualified students to apply directly by sending an email with a CV.
  • Important dates for 2015:    
    PhD Symposium
        October 28-29
  • The autumn course listing is now online
Basic information about the program can be found here.