Life@FAU offers an interdisciplinary structured training programme for scientific and medical doctoral students in the Faculty of Medicine and the Department of Biology.

The aims of Life@FAU are to strengthen structured doctoral training at the FAU, to create uniform minimum standards in doctoral training in the life sciences and to provide existing and future structured training opportunities.


Application Training modules
Research Training Groups

On June 24, 2021, the ScieCon Digital Summer will take place! btS e.V. has been organizing the company contact fair at various locations throughout Germany since 1999, and in July 2020 ScieCon was held in digital form for the first time.

Alumni of iRTG 130 or company representatives have the opportunity to present their career path and current position. Further the respective company and entry opportunities can also be presented. The Career Day should enable exchange between companies and young academics. In addition to the presentation of professional perspectives in the participating companies, this event should also offer a networking platform.

The FAU Graduate Centre offers a range of interdisciplinary information events and core skills workshops which are open to all registered doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers. For a fair registration process, course registrations via StudOn will open from 1 April, 10 a.m. – 15 April, midnight. Seminar places will be allocated at random from all registrations received by this time.