The DKFZ International PhD Program in Heidelberg (also known as the Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research) is the interdisciplinary structured graduate school for all PhD students working at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). Our PhD students conduct research at the forefront of basic, computational, epidemiological and translational cancer research.

We warmly invite you to apply to join the DKFZ and our many distinguished scientists in cancer research! 

Our online system is currently open for applications - the application deadline is 15. May 2022.

Click here for more information on the selection process and how to apply.