International PhD Program 
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg


Industry sector: Research
Products/services: Cancer Research
Location(s): Heidelberg
Date of foundation:


Number of employees: 3,000
About the company/organisation:

The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg is the largest biomedical research institute in Germany. In over 90 divisions and research groups, around 3,000 employees are investigating the causes and mechanisms of cancer and develop new tools for cancer diagnosis and treatment. The DKFZ has an international and dynamic work environment.

Jobs offered per year: n.a.
Area of expertise: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Medicine, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Sciences
Last degree: PostDoc, PhD, Master, Bachelor, technical assistance
Desired additional skills: n.a.
Career opportunities: Attractive perspectives for international researchers are offered at all stages of their career: The Major Cancer Biology within the International Master Program 'Molecular Biosciences' for master students ( and the Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research for PhD students ( The DKFZ also offers a wide range of positions and training opportunities for postdocs ( and junior group leaders ( In addition, scientists at the DKFZ benefit from coaching, workshops and networking coordinated by the DKFZ Career Service (
Trainee program: Yes
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