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 7th Graduate Schools' Day will take place on July 21st, featuring a very special guest speaker, a career session with our alumni, opportunities to socialize and - of course - the traditional cruise on the Main river. Register, if you haven't yet!

Withing the PostDoc Plus program, the GSLS has funded five postdoctoral researchers with 12.500 Euro over one year. On July 8th, they will present the results of their projects.

Monday 13th June 2016 we celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the new GSLS building...

On September 12th through 15th 2016, the 13th edition of the excellent "Horizons in Molecular Biology" symposium will take place at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen.