The GSLS provides comprehensive and structured training to more than 300 doctoral researchers. Together with over 200 principal investigators the GSLS supports doctoral projects and offers scientific and professional training options.

Would you like to join our successful student community? The GSLS offers different programs depending on your academic degree. Before you apply for admission into the GSLS, please study this section to avoid delayed or rejected applications.

The GSLS offers a wide variety of support and benefits to enrolled doctoral researchers. This section provides you with all the information required to successfully graduate from the GSLS. Here you can also find all currently scheduled activities.

Capable and experienced postdoctoral researchers are the scientific backbone of research groups. If you are a PostDoc who supervises doctoral researchers and wants to establish a research group, the GSLS can support you through the PostDoc Plus program.

Inspiring and committed supervisors are a key to the success of the GSLS. If you are an independent group leader in the Life Sciences in Würzburg, the GSLS welcomes your membership application.

Scientific work is at the heart of every dissertation. The GSLS offers the entire spectrum of Life Sciences as research opportunities, with supervisors coming from the faculties of biology, chemistry, medicine, physics and philosophy (psychology). With such a variety, you can find almost all aspects of research covered within our sections.


The Graduate School of Life Science congratulates the winners of the poster awards, the NIKON image contest and the writing contest during Eureka! - the 9th International Symposium organized by our doctoral researchers.

This year the section Neuroscience chose eight PhD students of the Graduate School of Life Sciences for the Neuroscience Research Award 2014.

From September 28th to October 1st the conference 'Channelrhodopsin et al.: Optogenetic Tools and Applications' will take place at the Institute of Physiology. If you have interest in the latest developments in optogenetics, follow this link for...

In the last quarter of the year, you can visit specialized workshops like Statistical Analysis with R, Patent Law or even Conflict Management!