Welcome to the Faculty of Biosciences
Heidelberg University’s Faculty of Biosciences is one of Europe’s most vibrant and interactive life science faculties in the areas of research and education. It includes a wide spectrum of disciplines, ranging from molecular biosciences to biodiversity, including molecular biotechnology and pharmacy. Research questions are addressed by many different experimental and computer-aided methods ranging from crystallography to whole genome sequencing. Highlights of our scientific life can be found under News, everything you may want to know about individual research groups and collaborative research networks can be found under Research.
* conducted completely in English
Doctoral Studies - PhD Programmes
We welcome PhD candidates from all over the world!
All PhD students of our faculty are supported by thesis advisory committees, participate in methods courses and receive soft skills training. They are usually enrolled in structured graduate programmes, the largest of which is offered by the Heidelberg Biosciences International Graduate School (HBIGS). All programmes are conducted in English.
More information can be found here.
The research groups affiliated to the faculty are organised into six institutes and research centres.