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DFG Research Training Groups (and similar doctoral programs)

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Our various third-party funded graduate programs contain Graduate Schools within the German Excellence Initiative, DFG Research Training Groups, NRW Graduate Research Schools as well as programs sponsored by the European Union or extra-university research institutions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Schools within the German Excellence Initiative

   
 
 

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Bonn-Cologne Graduate School of Physics and Astronomy (BCGS)

Supported in the context of the Excellence Initiative of the federal government and the states since 2007, the BCGS offers PhD studies in an integrated Honors program. The BCGS is jointly administered by the renowned Physics Institutes of the Universities of Bonn and of Cologne.


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Bonn International Graduate School of Mathematics (BIGS-M)

Located at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, BIGS-M provides an umbrella for all Bonn PhD students in mathematics. Thus, the BIGS-M contributes to the excellent national and international reputation of mathematics at Bonn.


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Bonn International Graduate School Immunosciences and Infection

The BIGS Immunosciences and Infection is a structured 3-year PhD program in conjunction with the ImmunoSensation Cluster/Bonn. The ImmunoSensation Cluster is an iniative of excellence funded by The German Research Foundation (DFG).


 

DFG Research Training Groups

 

   

        

DFG Research Training Group "Heterogeity, Risk, und Dynamics in Economic Systems" (GRK 1707)

Financed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), the Research Training Group is working on the paradigm of the representative agent, and thus, on a central aspect of theoretical and empirical modeling in wide areas of economics.


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DFG Research Training Group "Pharmacology of 7TM-receptors and downstream signaling pathways" (GRK 1873)

The topic-specific research training group of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft offers a 3-year, English-language PhD program in close coordination between the Faculties of Medicine and of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.


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DFG Research Training Group "Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies" (GRK 1878)

Supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft since 2013, the Graduate School focuses on understanding the economic systems and economic regions of pre-modern societies. This Graduate School is jointly sponsored by the Universities of Bonn and of Cologne.


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DFG Research Training Group "Water Use Efficiency and Drought Stress Responses: From Arabidopsis to Barley" (GRK 2064)

The Research Training Group, supported by the DFG since 2015, advances our understanding of drought physiology and establishes an interactive research network together with a competitive graduate training programme in plant sciences.


 

Integrated Research Training Groups at DFG Collaborative Research Centres

 

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Integrated Research Training Group at the DFG Collaborative Research Centre "Synaptic Micronetworks in Health and Disease" (SFB 1089)

Located at the newly inaugurated SFB 1089 on neuronal networks, the Integrated Research Training Group offers a  structured graduate program for all doctoral researchers at the Centre.


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Integrated Research Training Group at the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre "Subnuclear Structure of Matter" (SFB/TR 16)

The Collaborative Research Centre includes a structured graduate program for PhD students, offering summer schools and traing days in nuclear physics as well as personal mentoring.


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Integrated Research Training Group at the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre "Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems - Monitoring, Modelling and Data Assimilation" (SFB/TR 32)

The Integrated Research Training Group prepares doctoral students both directly working in TR32 and some associated with the project to work independently in academia or industry.


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Integrated Research Training Group at the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre "Periods, moduli spaces and arithmetic of algebraic varieties" (SFB/TR 45)

The Integrated Research Training Group optimizes working conditions for doctoral students inside SFB/Transregio 45 in cooperation with local graduate studies. Thematic summer schools will be organized twice a year.


 

International Max Planck Research Schools (IMPRS)

 

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International Max Planck Research School Moduli Spaces

In cooperation with the University of Bonn, the renowned Bonn Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics offers a PhD program with a special focus on the study of moduli.


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International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy and Astrophysics

In cooperation between the Max-Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy and the Universities of Bonn and of Cologne, the Research School facilitates 3 years of PhD studies with a curriculum tailored to the individual student.


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International Max Planck Research School for Brain and Behavior

Building on a cooperation between Bonn University, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) and Florida Atlantic University, this graduate school offers a complete PhD training and research program in the neurosciences.


  

Leibniz Graduate Schools

 

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Leibniz Graduate School on Genomic Biodiversity Research (GBR)

The Graduate School, which is supported by the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft and located at the Forschungsmuseum König, focuses primarily on insect genome evolution.


  

Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (with participation of Bonn University)

 

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EU-Glia PhD

To train the future generation of neuroscientists, enhance and improve communication with the public and to establish inter-sectorial collaborations between academia and industry the EU-GliaPhD offers a training-by-research programme for early-stage researchers.

 
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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Training for Career Development in High-Radiation Environment Technologies" (TALENT)

The EU-funded PhD program under the leadership of CERN (Switzerland), in which the University of Bonn participates, offers a research program focusing on instruments for measuring radiation.


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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Circuit and Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics" (CCQED)

Subsidized by the EU and coordinated by the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Garching), the PhD program focuses on the merging of two different approaches to quantum electrodynamics.


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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Muscle Z-Disk Protein Complexes" (MUZIC)

The program, which is subsidized by the EU and coordinated at the University of Vienna, offers a PhD education at the interface of cellular and structural biology.


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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Tumour Infiltrating Myeloid Compartment Cells" (TIMCC)

The EU-subsidized doctoral program, which is coordinated at the University of Leiden (NL), links immunology, genetics, and oncology.


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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Answering Questions using Web Data" (WDAqua)

Coordinated at Bonn University, this Initial Training Network in Computer Sciences focuses on the analysis of web data.

 

 

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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "European Training Network for the sustainable, zero-waste valorisation of critical-metal-containing industrial process residues" (SOCRATES)

SOCRATES is a European Training Network for the sustainable valorisation of critical-metal-containing industrial process residues. The SOCRATES consortium brings together the important stakeholders along the value chain. 

 

 

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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "BigChem" 

The project provides innovative education in large chemical data analysis. The innovative research program will be implemented with the target users, large pharma companies and SMEs. 

 

 

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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Rep-Biotech Joint Doctoral Project" 

The project is a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Innovative Training Network created to train the new generation of excellent researchers in Biology and Technology of Reproductive Health. 

 

 

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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "MetaRNA" 

MetaRNA is a European Research-Training Network, in which young researchers do their PhD. Students in the network do exciting science at the interface between RNA-Biology and Metabolism. 

 

 

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Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Smart Sensor Technologies and Training for Radiation Enhanced Applications and Measurements" (STREAM)

STREAM is a career development network on scientific design, construction and manufacturing of advanced radiation instrumentation involving partners from Austria, CERN, France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK. 

 

 

Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programme (with participation of Bonn University)

 
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programme "Philosophies européennes contemporaines"

The Erasmus Mundus PhD program in cooperation with the Universities of Padua, Louvain, Toulouse, and the École Normale Supérieur in Paris focuses on the European philosophical canon of the 19th and 20th centuries.


 

Further third-party funded graduate institutions

 

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Trinational Graduate College "Mass and Integration in Antique Societies" [in German/French]

Supported by the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule since 2011, the tri-national Graduate School in Ancient History offers curriculum events in Bonn, Berne, and Strasbourg.


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Graduate School "Digital Material Appearance"

Sponsored by X-Rite Europe the Graduate School explores concepts and methods in the field of visual computing.


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Graduate Program "NeuroImmunology"

The Graduate Program, supported by the Else Kroener Foundation, focuses on interactions between the immune system and various neurological diseases - like Alzheimer's disease, brain tumors and epilepsy.

 

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