Scholarships for medical doctoral students

The SFB 936 focusses on cognitive processes and networks in the healthy and the diseased brain. Please refer to the SFB homepage ( for a detailed description of the participating projects.

We offer
    ‣ experimental medical doctoral theses on highly innovative neuroscientific projects on brain networks;
    ‣ supervision by an interdisciplinary team of scientists and/or clinicians in an international working environment;
    ‣ regular journal clubs, workshops, as well as scientific lectures;
    ‣ financial support: scholarship 838 € per month for 12 months.

We are looking for candidates who
    ‣ are highly motivated to work in a neuroscientific and experimental environment for 12 months full-time;
    ‣ are interested in acquiring scientific skills, such as planning, executing, analyzing and publishing neuroscientific experiments;
    ‣ have chosen the 2nd track „Gehirn und Geist - Faszination Neurowissenschaften“ from their 5th semester onward.
    ‣ Higher priority is given to students who are part of the UKE excellence mentoring program.

We look forward to receiving your application (including CV, letter of motivation, study record, and indication of preferred SFB project). Applications can be submitted electronically at any time.

Contact person: Dr. Sina Trautmann-Lengsfeld, Dept. of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology (Email:, Tel. 040-7410- 57238).

Andreas K. Engel, Christian Gerloff
Coordinators of SFB 936
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