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The Graduate School for Health Sciences (GHS) offers research-oriented curricula on psychological and physiological factors that determine the health of individuals and groups in their social contexts and physical environments. The GHS is an interdisciplinary program jointly organized by the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Human Sciences and offers research PhD programs, addressing questions rooted in both basic research and applied fields. The extensive pool of academic experts and resources enables the GHS students to develop into highly qualified researchers or professionals ready to use their knowledge and skills in complex subjects in their chosen area. Depending on the field of research, the candidates are assigned to one of the three expert committees with the following fields of expertise:

  • Preventive and Social Medicine, Public Health, Medical Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation & Clinical Research
  • Neurosciences
  • Clinical Sciences: clinical career & patient-oriented research (50:50 model)

News and events

Summer Closure

The Graduate School for Health Sciences will be closed for 2 weeks from July 22, 2021 – August 8, 2021. In case you are preparing your defense, please take into account, that the office cannot be reached during that time and plan accordingly in advance. Thank you.

In order to start the formal procedure on time, students planning to defend around this period must send us all relevant documents by July 5 2021 and contact us as soon as possible.

After August 9, 2021 we will be back in the office.

We wish you all a nice summer time.
The GHS team



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