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Graduate Research Training Program PharMetrX

The Graduate Research Training Program PharMetrX: Pharmacometrics & Computational Disease Modelling is a novel joint initiative in Germany between the Freie Universität Berlin and the Universität Potsdam, supported by the research-driven pharmaceutical companies AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KGBoehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KGF. Hoffmann-La Roche LtdGrünenthal GmbHMerck KGaA and SANOFI.

It offers its graduate students a unique opportunity to experience research in the area of drug development and optimising drug therapy jointly within academia and industry.

The interdisciplinary PhD program is designed as a 3.5-year research program including a structured research training curriculum of advanced academic & industrial modules and a competitive research fellowship.

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PhD Program in Latin American Studies

The Institute of Latin American Studies' doctoral program offers the possibility to deepen knowledge on Latin America by combining different disciplinary perspectives in order to expand these in their interdisciplinary relations and in favor of a comprehensive regional knowledge. Through its studies program and scientific research training the program provides an interdisciplinary formation and a region-specific knowledge in a trans-regional context. The degree normally takes six semesters to complete. 

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PhD Program in Buddhist Studies

The prerequisite for admission to the PhD program in Buddhist Studies is an outstanding specialist qualification as well as an above-average Magister Artium or Master of Arts degree (or an equivalent diploma) in a relevant field of study. Also, a certain level of proficiency in German is required but can be obtained after enrollment. We welcome applications from students in the final phase of their Magister or Master’s degree.

Knowledge of at least one of the historical source languages of Buddhism is required. Students will have the opportunity to acquire (further) language skills during the PhD program.

Application deadline: April 15, 2018

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Graduate School Language and Literature

The Graduate School Language & Literature Munich was founded in 2013 with the goal of improving the basic academic conditions of all the doctoral and habilitation candidates in the subjects of Linguistics, Literature, Language Education and Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Languages and Literatures at LMU. The School offers outstanding young researchers an excellent environment to advance their careers. The Graduate School unites all of the structures and programs that serve to educate young researchers.

Openings are available in Class of Culture and History/Doctoral Program American History, Class of Language, Class of Language Education, and Class of Literature

Application deadline: June 3

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MISU - Munich International Summer University

Every year, more than 950 students from no less than 80 countries make MISU a truly international experience. Benefit from access to renowned professors who will inspire you to broaden your thinking and your goals. Immerse yourself in German through a wide array of Language Courses. Choose a Summer Academy from the entire spectrum of the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. Gain credit towards your degree. Take advantage of a broad range of services which will help make your stay an enriching and unforgettable experience in Munich – one of Germany’s hubs of history, culture, and outdoor activities.

To register for MISU, view the course listings online, select your course, and apply directly to the respective German Language Course or Summer Academy. Every course has its own online application procedure, explained in full on its webpage.

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FUBiS Summer Term at Freie Universität Berlin  

FUBiS is an intensive, academic program through which students can earn credits that may be counted towards their degrees at their home institutions. FUBiS sessions run for 3 to 6 weeks and take place both in summer and winter. FUBiS offers subject classes and German language classes for learners from all levels of proficiency. Most classes are held in English by distinguished German and international faculty.Courses on European culture, history, and politics, as well as German language courses.

Registration for the FUBiS summer Term II (June 2, 2018 - July 14, 2018) and Term III (July 21, 2018 - August 18, 2018) is now open.

The registration deadline for Term II is May 5, 2018. 

The registration deadline for Term III is June 23, 2018.