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Doctoral Degree at the Universities

The program of the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes is part of the Helmholtz Graduate School Environmental Health - HELENA. Graduate students of the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes therefore benefit from further support and education opportunities offered by HELENA.

Graduate students at Helmholtz Center Munich have a three-year working contract and are fully integrated into international research projects. They will usually receive their doctoral degree from one of the Munich universities (LMU or TUM). Strong networking between Helmholtz Center Munich and the two Munich universities is ensured through joint appointments as well as through joint centers for translational medicine and numerous interdisciplinary research projects.

After succesfull completion of the research work for the doctoral degree at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center and the curriculum of the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes, graduate students will receive

  • The Doctoral Degree from one of the Munich universities
  • The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes - Certificate