Internal M.D./Ph.D.-Program



The current call for the internal Aachen M.D./Ph.D. program is available to download.

The deadline is August 31, 2023.

The contact person is Univ.-Prof. Dr. Huber (see Contact).

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Beginning with the winter semester 2010/2011 at the Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen it will be possible to participate in a research-oriented MD / PhD program based on structured theoretical training.

The Aachen MD / PhD program is a three-year project-oriented post-graduate training. Participants who have satisfactorily completed the program are awarded the title of Dr. rer. nat. by the faculty 1 or the title of Dr. rer. medic by the faculty 10.

Per year only five applicants will be elligible for the degree of Dr. rer. nat.

The internal program guarantees intensive personalised supervision of each participant.

The program consists of independent work on a research project as well as structured theoretical training in the form of lectures, seminars and Soft Skill workshops.

  • Entry requirements are a university degree in medicine or dentistry
  • and an ongoing employment contract exclusive with the UNIKLINIK RWTH Aachen.
  • The previous career of the participant has shown a particular aptitude and motivation for academic work (documented by highly qualified doctoral work in medicine or dentistry).