The GSLS provides comprehensive and structured training to more than 400 doctoral researchers. Together with over 250 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 FOKUS is a fast-track master program that allows excellent students holding a BSc degree to begin a PhD project after just one year. Deadline for Application: March 15th 2017

Plans for the 2017 GSLS Retreat are now underway...

This year's Welcome Week will take place from Monday 3rd April - Wednesday 5th April 2017. We host this annual event to ease your start as a new GSLS PhD student by introducing you to the GSLS and providing an opportunity for you to get to know each...