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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, the Alberta Diabetes Institute. PhD students engage in international and innovative research projects that enable new approaches encompassing molecular research and translational application. Read more...

International Call 2019

You are interested in cutting edge diabetes research in an outstanding scientific and international environment?

The International Call for Applications of Alberta Diabetes Institute opens March 20th, 2019. Application here.

The next International Call of Helmholtz Diabetes Center will open in Autumn 2019.

Stay tuned on the upcoming procedure and how to apply in our application directory.



DZD Diabetes Research School in Barcelona, Sep 14-16, 2019

The 7th DZD Diabetes Research School will take place in Barcelona right before the start of the EASD Annual Meeting.


Diabetes Research – An Introductory Course in Lund

Thanks to the support by the DZD Next program and DZD networks to the coordinators of young scientist program at the Lund University, the first 6 HRD...


7th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference - Registration Open Now!

For the 7th time, the Helmholtz Zentrum München is organising this annual high-impact conference series. Internationally leading scientists in...


Open Call for HRD PhD program at Alberta Diabetes Institute, Canada

The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes (HRD) opened a call for PhD students at the Alberta Diabetes Institute, Canada.



Join the EASD Annual Meeting 2019 in Barcelona

The 55th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes will take place from September, 16th to 20th 2019 in Barcelona.

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 and the Alberta Diabetes Institute - two 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 exchanges between the two centers
  • 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 Zentrum München and a doctorate from either the Technical University Munich, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University or the University of Alberta

... and last but not least: Munich and Edmonton, beautiful cities to live in!


















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