Excellent Scientific Training for Doctoral Candidates

EKFS wants to support medical faculties in Germany, in particular to arouse the enthusiasm of talented medical students who are interested in scientific research activities and win them over for this type of research.
Excellent Scientific Training for Doctoral Candidates

The Else Kröner Promotionskolleg für Medizinstudenten offer the scholars the opportunity to focus entirely on their thesis for at least one year in a scientifically promising research project – embedded in an inspirational environment with experienced and committed supervisors.

In order to participate, both the supervisors and the scholars must qualify in a careful selection process. The major objective: To achieve results within the scope of the doctoral thesis, which meets with international and scientific response in the form of a lead author paper. The maximum funding volume per doctoral study programme and location amounts to €750,000 for three years, with the option of a second period. The next call for proposals is expected in 2020.

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Overview of Doctoral Study Programmes

Heike Pahl, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg

Promotionskolleg "MOTI-VATE" (2011, nach erfolgreicher Zwischenbegutachtung verlängert, 2. Förderperiode 2015)

Ursula Rauen, Universitätsklinikum Essen

Promotionskolleg "ELAN" (2011, nach erfolgreicher Zwischenbegutachtung verlängert, 2. Förderperiode 2015)

Albert Becker, Universitätsklinikum Bonn

Promotionskolleg "NeuroImmunology für Studierende der Medizin Bonn" (2014, nach erfolgreicher Zwischenbegutachtung verlängert, 2. Förderperiode 2018)

Dirk Busch, Technische Universität München

Promotionskolleg "Translationale Medizin" (2014)

Heiner Wedemeyer, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

Promotionskolleg "Klinisches StrucMed-Programm" (2014, Markus Cornberg: 2. Föderperiode 2017)

Andreas Deußen, Technische Universität Dresden

2. Förderperiode 2015

Matthias Dobbelstein, Universität Göttingen

Promotionskolleg "Genodymaik und Epigenomik" (2017)

Sabine Gabrysch, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

Promotionskolleg "Global Health Heidelberg" (2017)

Tobias B. Huber, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

Promotionskolleg "iPRIME. Innovative Promotionsförderung im Bereich translationale Entzündungsforschung" (2017)

Otto Witte, Universitätsklinikum Jena

Promotionskolleg Jena Schoool for Ageing Medicine - JSAM (2017)