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Doctoral Programs

The University of Freiburg takes part in the following doctoral programs providing a focused research program and a structured training strategy for doctoral candidates.

I. Humanities and Social Sciences

Graduate School Humanities
Doctoral Research Group "Das Christentum und die anderen monotheistischen Weltreligionen: Geschichte und Begegnung"
Hermann Paul School of Linguistics
RTG 1624: Frequency Effects in Language
RTG 1767: Factual and Fictional Narration
RTG 2277: Statistical Modeling in Psychology (SMiP)
IRTG 1956: Kulturtransfer und 'kulturelle Identität' – Deutsch-russische Kontakte im europäischen Kontext
MGK of the CRC 1015: Muße. Konzepte, Raumzeitlichkeiten, Praktiken
MGK of the CRC 948: Helden – Heroisierungen – Heroismen
Doctoral Research Group "Empirical Linguistics"
Doctoral Research Group "Evidenzbasierte Lehrerbildung zur Förderung fachspezifischer und fachübergreifender Kompetenzen: Curriculum, Instruktion und Lernprozess (CURIOUS)"
International Max Planck Research School for Comparative Criminal Law (IMPRS-CC)
International Max Planck Research School on Retaliation, Mediation, and Punishment (IMPRS-REMEP)
Global Studies Programme (Master/PhD)

II. Natural Sciences
Hermann Staudinger Graduate School
IRTG 1642: Soft Matter Science: Concepts for the Design of Functional Materials
RTG 1821: Cohomological Methods in Geometry
RTG 2044: Mass and Symmetries after the Discovery of the Higgs Particle at the LHC
IRTG 2079: Cold Controlled Ensembles in Physics and Chemistry

III. Life Sciences
Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine
Graduate School "Environment, Society and Global Change"
RTG 1976: Functional Diversity of Cofactors in Enzymes
RTG 2123: Conservation of Forest Biodiversity in Multiple-Use Landscapes of Central Europe
RTG 2202: Transport across and into membrans
RTG 2344 "MeInBio-BioInMe"
PhD Program in Computational Neuroscience/Bernstein Center Freiburg
EuroSPIN - European Study Programme in Neuroinformatics, including Computational Neuroscience
MGK of the CRC 850: Control of Cell Motility in Morphogenesis, Cancer Invasion and Metastasis
MGK of the CRC 992: Medical Epigenetics
International Max Planck Research School for Molecular and Cellular Biology (IMPRS-MCB)
Promotionskolleg MOTI-VATE

IV. Engineering
Graduate School Robotics

V. Marie Curie Programs
MEDEA - Molecular Electron Dynamics investigated by IntensE Fields and Attosecond Pulses
AWESCO - Airborne Wind Energy System Modelling, Control and Optimisation
EN_ACTI2NG - European Network on Anti-Cancer Immuno-Therapy Improvement by modification of CAR and TCR Interactions and Nanoscale Geometry
PlaMatSu - Plant-inspired materials and surfaces
MossTech - Advanced use of mosses for biotechnological solutions
PHOTO-EMULSION - Towards Next-generation Eco-efficient PHOTO and EMULSION Polymerisations
Imparting Synergy to Process, Products and Applications

VI. Cooperative Doctoral Research Groups
Cooperative Doctoral Research Group with the HS Offenburg: Decentralized sustainable energy systems (DENE)
Cooperative Doctoral Research Group with KH Freiburg, University of Education Freiburg and EH Freiburg: Health Service Research: Collaborative Care
Cooperative Doctoral Research Group with the Hochschule Furtwangen (HFU): Mechanisms of Microstructure Generation (GenMik)