Research Training

The JSMC offers a PhD program for highly motivated doctoral researchers with MSc degrees from various scientific disciplines such as biology, chemistry, physics, medical sciences, earth sciences, and bioinformatics.  Our structured, interdisciplinary, research-oriented PhD program is based on existing collaborative research, involves non-university research institutions and includes the direct involvement of industry partners.

Central elements of doctoral training at JSMC are:

  • Cross-disciplinary PhD projects from basic research to applied science
  • Encouragement of research visits abroad, participation in international conferences and in collaborative projects to give PhD students early international experience and help them network internationally
  • Comprehensive training in transferable skills such as scientific publication, presentation, acquiring research funds and project management
  • Close supervision by a team of mentors to ensure that the students achieve the goals of their PhD projects efficiently

Our Guide

The benefits and requirements of being a JSMC Doctoral Researcher a summarized in our guide "How to become a JSMC Doctoral Researcher".