4 Scientific Tracks, 200 Students from over 35 countries

4 Scientific Tracks
200 Students
from over 35 countries

Become one of them

Great opportunities and brilliant infrastructure for your PhD

Great opportunities
and brilliant infrastructure
for your PhD

Aim high

Sharing expertise and enjoying synergies

Be part of our community

Cross disciplines

Don’t limit your science

your career

Prepare for take off

Think outside the box – foster your creativity.

Think outside the box

Foster your creativity

Understanding Life

An unrivaled scientific environment for exceptional PhD students. Research opportunities at the frontier of science in four highly interactive scientific tracks, framed by a doctoral program ensuring first-class training and expert thesis supervision. A collaborative and exciting spirit that spreads enthusiasm for challenging research. Sharing expertise and enjoying synergies. That is the Dresden International PhD Program.

Curiosity, creativity and ambition is what it takes to integrate in our highly international and inspiring scientific community. We encourage independence, confidence and responsibility, we offer world-class research, state-of-the-art institutes and a unique infrastructure. Many successful careers started at the DIPP – let yours be next!

Science in Dresden

Dresden is a leading scientific center in Europe, characterized by a vibrant international community of researchers that perform cross-disciplinary research at the highest level in state-of-the-art research centers at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, the Center for Systems Biology Dresden, the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), and several other research institutions who combine their efforts in the innovative Dresden Concept. Dresden is considered one of the most beautiful cities of Germany, offering unique quality of life. The Max Planck Society is ranked among the top three research institutions in the world, and the TU Dresden is one of the eleven elite universities of Germany.