PhD Programme (DIGS-BB) @ Technische Universität (TU) Dresden, Germany

By | August 18, 2019

Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS-BB) Technische Universität (TU) Dresden

In 2006, the TU Dresden successfully applied to the German Excellence Initiative, facilitating the foundation of the Graduate School DIGS-BB. Since then, the DIGS-BB has become one of the most renowned international PhD programs in the field of Biomedicine and Bioengineering.

  • Doctoral degree or degree awarded by Technische Universität (TU) Dresden
  • All courses are held in English.
  • The primary language in the labs is English.
  • The PhD thesis is written and defended in English.


You hold (or anticipate to receive before taking up the PhD thesis work) a Master’s degree in Life or Natural sciences, Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics or Engineering. Applicants holding an excellent BSc degree are also welcome to apply, given that independent research and a written thesis were part of the curriculum.

Research fields:

The DIGS-BB provides interdisciplinary training and research opportunities for bold and ambitious university graduates who wish to work towards a PhD in the fields of Developmental and Cell Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology, Regenerative and Degenerative Biology, Biomedicine, Bioengineering, Biomaterials, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Computational Biology, and Systems Biology.

Full financial support

In general, the DIGS-BB offers financial support for the duration of thesis, which is up to a maximum of 4 years. Contracts are taxed, and contributions to health insurance, pension scheme, and social benefits are included. The initial net income (after deduction of tax and contribution to compulsory health and social insurances) is 1,300–1,500 Euro per month


register until
25 October 2019 23:59 CEST (GMT+2)

submit until
5 November 2019 23:59 CET (GMT+1)

video interviews:
5–13 December 2019 
interview week in Dresden:
27–31 January 2020

Official website

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