PhD Programme Epidemiology

The PhD programme “Epidemiology” is a three-year doctoral programme in the area of epidemiological research and is coordinated by the Department of Epidemiology of the HZI.

The PhD programme is a collaborative effort of the Department of Epidemiology, the HZI Grad School and the HBRS (MHH). After successful completion, candidates will be awarded a PhD or, in some instances, a Dr. rer. nat.

Current admissions for the PhD Programme are only possible if funding is assured by the applicant (e.g. by a scholarship or a third party).

Example modules:

  • Good Epidemiological Practice – Dr. Carolina Klett-Tammen
  • Machine Learning – Prof. Dr. Frank Klawonn
  • Evaluation of Data Quality with R – Irina Janzen
  • From Lab to Tables – Dr. Monika Strengert
  • Survival Analysis – Dr. Berit Lange, Dr. Barbora Kessel


Prof. Dr. Gérard Krause

Coordinators (jointly):
Dr. Berit Lange
Dr. Carolina Klett-Tammen

Department of Epidemiology
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
Inhoffenstraße 7
38124 Braunschweig

PhD Office:
Sylvia Richter

Phone: + 49 (0) 531 6181 - 3136

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