The Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research of the University Hospital of Jena invites young scientists from all over the world to participate in the Summer School of Molecular Medicine. The Summer School will be held in August / September each year in Jena, Germany, and will provide an excellent opportunity to get familiar with research topics of molecular medicine and modern laboratory techniques. In addition, social events will provide a setting to meet and to learn more about the cultural life in Jena and its environs.
Prof. Dr. Regine Heller
Institute of Molecular Cell Biology Center for Molecular Biomedicine (CMB) Jena University Hospital Friedrich Schiller University of Jena Hans-Knöll-Strasse 2 D-07745 Jena Germany E-Mail:
Who can apply
The program is open to students who hold a Diploma or Master’s degree in biosciences, biochemistry, medicine or related fields. The candidates will complete a practical course consisting of modules from four different complexes (Molecular Biology, Morphology, Functional Analyses, and Animal Models). The courses are accompanied by a lecture series. Highly motivated candidates will have the possibility to apply for a PhD position in the participating research groups. You can find more information here
The practical course comprises four major complexes with 5-6 modules. The candidates will select one module from each complex and complete four independent modules in a weekly rhythm. They will be supervised by experienced researchers and receive maximal assistance by advanced PhD students or post-docs. The results will be presented and discussed in accompanying group seminars. Practical courses and tutorials are from Tuesday to Friday. The courses are accompanied by a lecture series covering current themes of molecular research. You can find more information here
The Summer School Molecular Medicine is generously funded by the German Academic Exchange Service with grant from the Federal Foreign Office.