PhD Program Brochure

Contact for PhD researchers

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Graduate School Office

For general inquiries, please contact

MDC Graduate School Office
Max-Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
Robert-Rössle Strasse 10
13125 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 9406 4256


PhD Representatives

PhD Representatives represent the student community at the MDC, with a goal of bringing forward the social and scientific interests and needs of the PhD researchers. They are always open to questions regarding PhD life at the MDC. 

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PhD Ombudspersons 

Ombudspersons support and advise our doctoral students. They are responsible for ensuring the rules of good scientific practice are upheld at the MDC. The PhD Ombudspersons are elected by the MDC students.


Research Ombudspersons 

Ombudspersons for Good Scientific Practice at the MDC provide advice and support to researchers and assist them in conflict situations.

The Team

Head of Graduate School

Dr. Michaela Herzig
Phone: +49 30 9406 4243

Grad School Coordinators

Training & University 
Dr. Hanna Singer

Phone: +49 30 9406 4205

Recruitment & Marketing
Dr. Sanja Drakulic
Phone: +49 30 9406 4254

Administrative Assistant

Annette Schledz
Phone: +49 30 9406 4256