Welcome to the Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM), from Molecules to Systems!
The Graduate School Lif Science Munich offers an international doctoral programme to motivated and excellent academically qualified next generation researchers at one of Europe’s top Universities. The LMU is located in one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. The city of Munich with its unique mixture of cosmopolitan flair and warmth is home to 1.3 million inhabitants, and remains the political, cultural, and economic capital of Bavaria. Over the last four decades Munich has turned into one of Europe's leading regions of science and economy. Many high-tech companies have their German or European headquarters in the Munich area. Nonetheless, it is still known to many as the "city with the kind heart".
LSM calls for doctoral applications on a yearly basis, open from the 1 September until the 31 October 2023.
The Graduate School Life Science Munich is part of the Faculty of Biology, the Faculty of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Pharmacy and the Medical Faculty of the Ludwig-Maximilans-Universität München (LMU). These excellent faculties are ranked among the top biology and biochemistry educational institutions in Germany. Together with the LMU Gene Center and the University Hospital (KUM), they belong to the HighTechCampus in Grosshadern-Martinsried south of Munich that is well-known for the international state-of-the-art research in life sciences.
As a doctoral candidate of the Graduate School LSM, you will be a part of a vibrant, diverse, active and truly international research community. We value interdisciplinarity, as it allows you to expand your research network and exposes you to new perspectives and ideas to solve complex research problems and pursue novel research findings. We aim at preparing young life scientists for the new era of molecular, systems-oriented biosciences. LSM doctorates are given the opportunity to learn and command a variety of techniques. Furthermore, the graduate programme holds various workshops and seminars to impart skills that are indispensable for every thoughtful and responsible scientist. The LSM coordination office together with the student council through the LSM buddy support initiative, we support you in many administrative matters to ensure a smooth onboarding in Munich and at the LMU.
Further information and details about the online application process, requirements, eligibility and the available open positions can be found here: www.lsm.bio.lmu.de/apply