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Center of Infection Biology and Immunity

Applying for PhD projects within the ZIBI Graduate School


Call for Applications open


The call for applications for the Research Training Group 2046 (GRK 2046) has opened.

We are recruiting up to 15 PhD students for the Research Training Group 2046 for research in parasitology, veterinary medicine and immunology.

The application platform has opened and will close on August 16th, 2020, Central European Summer Time.
Successful applicants are going to be invited to an assessment week in Berlin. PhD projects will start in April 2021.

For details on the application procedure and eligibility criteria, please see directly the VetMed FU Berlin website: https://www.vetmed.fu-berlin.de/en/einrichtungen/sonstige/grk2046/application_2020



The ZIBI Graduate School Berlin is an international doctoral program for research in infection biology and immunology.

We are the roof organization of

  • International Max Planck Research School for Infectious Diseases and Immunology (IMPRS-IDI)
  • DFG Research Training Group 2046 "Parasite Infections: From Experimental Models to Natural Systems" (GRK 2046)
  • Leibniz Graduate School for Chronic Inflammation (LeGCI)
  • Transregio 241 "Immune-Epithelial Communication in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases" (TRR241)

Please notice, the projects on offer are from labs that are part of the IMPRS-IDI.

Before you think about applying, read carefully through our information on eligibility, our how-to-apply section and the frequently asked questions (FAQ).

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