Graduate School

The HZI International Graduate School for Infection Research (GS-FIRE) provides an innovative structured PhD programme within the field of Infection Research. Implemented at the campus of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig together with its partner universities GS-FIRE has created an electrifying environment where young researchers are stimulated to exchange knowledge with their colleagues, peers and leading scientists from around the world. Besides intensive scientific training the young researchers have the possibility of improving their soft skills and advancing their interdisciplinary knowledge in preparation for the job market.

POSTPONED: Summer School on Infection Research

July 5-8, 2020

Dear Doctoral Researchers,

The German Centre for Infection Research in cooperation with the HZI Graduate School is organsing a Summer School on Infection Research in Bad Harzburg from July 5 – July 8, 2020.
It is an excellent opportunity to learn as much as possible in the field of Infection Research, to discuss your work with the invited speakers and your colleagues and to intensify and strengthen your networks.
Your application has to include the official application form including your contact details as well as an abstract of your current PhD work.
All accepted doctoral researchers will present a poster or will give an oral presentation.

Deadline for application is April 30, 2020.
Please send your complete application by mail to:
Please note, that we will only accept complete applications! (abstract + application form).
You will be informed whether or not you have been accepted for the Summer School at the end of May 2020.
Hotel accommodation will be organised and covered for you. We will not reimburse expenses for your travel!
For application please use the given application form.
For submitting your abstract please use the given abstract form.


Dr. Sabine Kirchhoff

GS-FIRE (International Graduate School for Infection Research)

Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Inhoffenstraße 7
38124 Braunschweig


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