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PhD Program Medical Research in Epidemiology & Public Health

The PhD program Medical Research – Epidemiology and Public Health is an international and interdisciplinary program headquartered at the Institute for Medical Information Processing, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE) of the LMU. The program is part of the Munich Medical Research School and the Pettenkofer School of Public Health.
The program is aimed towards excellent students from different disciplines, and provides research and training opportunities in the fields of: Genetic, Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology, Clinical Trials and Translational Medicine, Clinical and Evidence-based Prevention, Pharmacoepidemiology, Evidence-based Public Health, and Health Economics.
Each PhD student works in close collaboration with their Thesis Advisory Committee to define the specific research aims and curricular content of their studies. This individual tailor-made training and supervision concept ensures that the needs of each PhD candidate are met on their way to obtaining their degree.
Through a structured and stimulating curriculum - including courses, seminars, workshops, a Journal Club and an annual retreat - our students have the opportunity to connect and exchange information with their fellow students as well as with professors and visiting researchers.