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Doctoral Degree at the Universities

The Helmholtz Graduate School Environmental Health (HELENA) is a joint initiative for the promotion of graduate students of the Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) and the Technische Universität München (TUM).

Graduate students at Helmholtz Zentrum München have a three-year working contract and are fully integrated into international research projects. They will usually receive their doctoral degree from one of the Munich universities (LMU or TUM). Strong networking between Helmholtz Zentrum München and the two Munich universities is ensured through joint appointments as well as through joint centers for translational medicine and numerous interdisciplinary research projects.

Doctoral Degree at TUM

Doctoral Degree at the Medical Faculty

In order to receive your Dr. rer. nat. degree from the TUM Faculty of Medicine, you will have to register with the TUM Medical Graduate Center for the program in Experimental Medicine within the first 3 months of your doctoral thesis. If you miss this deadline, registration will not be possible anymore. For further information, including additional requirements, and to register see www.mgc.med.tum.de.

Doctoral Degree at LMU

Doctoral Degree at the Biological Faculty

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Doctoral Degree at the Medical Faculty

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