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Call for PhD students open until December 4th! -

Call for PhD students open until December 4th!

EpiCrossBorders: International Helmholtz-Edinburgh Research School for Epigenetics -

EpiCrossBorders: International Helmholtz-Edinburgh Research School for Epigenetics

Meet the students -

Meet the students

PhD positions at EpiCrossBorders – the International Helmholtz-Edinburgh Research School for Epigenetics

The two outstanding epigenetics communities of the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the University of Edinburgh are united in EpiCrossBorders and bring together their outstanding research and training expertise in this innovative PhD program centered around epigenetics!

EpiCrossBorders is currently looking for PhD students to join the Epigenetics@HMGU community at the Helmholtz Zentrum München. We invite highly talented and motivated students from all over the world to apply to our international program centered on Epigenetics research. Together we will bridge national and disciplinary borders! 

Please look HERE for more information about this year's projects and HERE to apply!

You can find the frequently asked questions here and if you cannot find your answer you can contact us here.


Beyond research: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Different views and diverse cultural backgrounds bring about great opportunities to allow all of us to enrich our experiences and grow personally. Diversity as such is a source of inspiration and creativity, and hence a driving force towards innovation and making a difference in life. More...


EpiCrossBorders: Crossing disciplines and borders, building bridges and training experts

Epigenetic mechanisms are involved in almost all aspects of life and responsible for many life mysteries, including reproduction, health, disease,...


Testimonial from Valentin Hankofer

1) Why I chose to do my PhD here at the Epigenetics Research School...
"At the end of my Master’s program in Biology I was searching for pioneering...


Third epigenetics@HMGU Retreat with more than 80 participants

On September 26th and 27th 2019  the third epigenetics@HMGU Retreat took place. Traditionally, the students from the epigenetics@HMGU community...


The Epigenetics Research School hosted its first International Epigenetics Symposium 2019

At the beginning of March, the first international epigenetics symposium of the Epigenetics Research School was kicked off by the research school...


The foundation of your future career

Graduate school is the first place where you will truly learn what it means to work in science and learn to manage your own project and work on the...