18 PhD Scholarships Positions in Cancer Research 2020 – Germany

Applications are invited for 18 Fully Funded PhD scholarships Positions in Cancer Research at German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany.


The DKFZ is Germany’s largest biomedical research institute and has an international and dynamic work environment, providing students with access to state-of-the-art research facilities and exceptional resources. More than 500 PhD students in over 100 divisions and research groups carry out research to unravel the causes and mechanisms of cancer development and to identify novel tools for diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

PhD scholars are supported by a Thesis Advisory Committee, participate in scientific and professional skills courses, attend international Conferences and receive career development support. The language of the PhD program is English. Full funding is provided for the duration of the PhD, either by the DKFZ, third party sources or in collaboration with the DAAD-GSSP within their Graduate School Scholarship Program.

Research at the DKFZ is organized into the following programs with a lot of interaction and interdisciplinary PhD projects available across different topics:
– Cell Biology and Tumor Biology
– Functional and Structural Genomics
– Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention
– Tumor Immunology
– Imaging and Radiooncology
– Infection, Inflammation and Cancer


To be eligible for Scholarships positions, an applicant must:

  • Master’s degree (MSc or equivalent) including a written Master’s research thesis in Molecular Biology, Bio-Chemistry, Bio-Physics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Epidemiology/Public Health Studies, Health Economics and related subjects


To apply for 18 PhD Scholarships Positions in Cancer Research 2020, an applicant is required to submit following documents with application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts, Reports, certificates of all academic degrees
  • Letter of Motivation 
  • List of Publication 
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two letters of recommendation

Scholarships link

Publish Date:
Institute Name: German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: Januaru 05, 2020
Country: Germany
Course Start:
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