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You are interested in cutting edge diabetes research in an outstanding scientific and international environment?
Find out more information on our projects, how to apply and our online application system!

We are looking forward to your application!

Our Mission

The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes is at the center of cutting-edge scientific research at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center and its partner institution Alberta Diabetes Institute. PhD students engage in international and innovative research projects that enable innovative approaches encompassing molecular research and translational application. Read more...


Graduate Students visiting the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada

After one week at the Alberta Diabetes Center (ADI) in Canada eight graduate students of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) returned back to Munich...


Join the EASD Annual Meeting 2018 in Berlin – Explore the latest results in diabetes research

The 54th EASD Annual Meeting (EASD 2018) in Berlin, Germany will again present science of the highest caliber. From 1 to 5 October 2018, the programme...


First visit at the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada starts this weekend

The first Munich-Canada Diabetes Research Exchange with graduate students from the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich and the Alberta Diabetes...


Joint forces for a new international diabetes research school

The Alberta Diabetes Institute at the University of Alberta, Edmonton and Helmholtz Diabetes Center are joining forces to establish the International...


New Logo for the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes

The new logo for the International Helmholtz Research School is now here!


International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes

Why you want to join!

  • Excellent scientific training and state-of-the-art technology platforms at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center – one of the world’s leading institutions in Diabetes research
  • Innovative projects linking our understanding of mechanisms underlying diabetes to the development of new approaches in prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • International research groups and research stays at the partnering Alberta Diabetes Institute
  • Scientific networking at international conferences and within the great community of diabetes researchers
  • Translational training - from bench to bedside
  • Interactive guidance and a clear mentoring structure
  • Individual career development and support
  • Professional training in management, leadership and communication
  • Employment contracts from the Helmholtz Center Munich and a doctorate from of the Technical University Munich


.. and last but not least: Munich, a beautiful city to live in!

International call 2018 for APPLICATONS now open!


.. until deadline for applications on June 29th 2018!

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