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The Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich (QBM) is offering PhD fellowships to MSc graduates from any relevant discipline and for any country candidate who are interested in interdisciplinary research. QBM students receive an attractive compensation package. The comprehensive financial support includes a fellowship package totaling 1700 €/month in take-home pay. In addition, the School provides financial support for educational and scientific activities such as conference travel, as well as relocation and child care expenses. Application deadline for the class starting in September/October 2014 is January 06, 2014.

Study Subject (s): Fellowships are awarded to study any one of the courses offered by the QBM.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD program.

Scholarship Provider: The Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich (QBM) (The School is a joint initiative by leading scientists from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich as well as from the Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry and the Helmholtz Center Munich.)

Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: MSc graduates from any relevant discipline (biochemistry, biophysics, (physical) chemistry, theoretical physics, mathematics, statistics, (bio)informatics) and any country who are interested in interdisciplinary research to apply; the application of women is particularly encouraged.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of any country can apply for the fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich (QBM) a newly established School is designed to prepare young life scientists for the emerging era of quantitative, systems-oriented bioscience. It provides an innovative, integrated PhD training program that is international in outlook and brings together a range of diverse disciplines, from biochemistry and medicine to bioinformatics, experimental and theoretical (bio-) physics, and applied mathematics. Both student research projects and classroom teaching are highly interdisciplinary, with a thematic focus on the problem of gene regulation in all its facets. The School is a joint initiative by leading scientists from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich as well as from the Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry and the Helmholtz Center Munich.

Number of award(s): It is expected to admit 25 students per year on average.

What does it cover? QBM students receive an attractive compensation package that is competitive with other top graduate schools in the life sciences in Europe. The comprehensive financial support includes a fellowship package totaling 1700 €/month in take-home pay. In addition, the School provides financial support for educational and scientific activities such as conference travel, as well as relocation and child care expenses. The School does not charge tuition or other fees. Travel expenses and accommodation for the interview week will be covered by QBM.

Selection Criteria: Based on applicant’s written application, selected candidates will be invited for a one week visit to Munich to explore the mutual interest.

Notification: Candidates will be notified by January 26, 2014. The Interview week in Munich is scheduled for February 17 to 21, 2014.

How to Apply: Applications for QBM have to be submitted through the QBM online application tool. Applications submitted by mail or email or outside of the application window will not be considered.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Application deadline for the class starting in September/October 2014 is January 06, 2014 (12pm CET).

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Source: PhD Fellowships for International Students at QBM in Germany, 2014

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