Mission Statement

This doctoral program intends to provide an internationally competitive scientific training of doctoral students in innovative pharma, food and sport research. The school wants to attract talented and motivated students and to guide them towards scientific excellence and independence.In exciting individual research projects, students will be exposed to a dynamic scientific environment, comprising not only pharmaceutical and nutritional sciences, but also extending into informatics, chemistry, sports or medicine. Together with their expert supervisors, they will strive to (i) significantly advance knowledge in relevant areas, such as drug discovery and development, analytics, molecular mechanisms of bioactivity, etiology and prevention of disease or the extension of a healthy lifespan, and (ii) to become well-educated, open-minded and responsible graduates much demanded by academia or industry.




Call for Completion Grant is now open!

Deadline: 20. December 2020


Doctoral candidates have to present their doctoral exposé in a public presentation at the Faculty within the first year. The presentation serves to introduce the PhD candidates and their research project to the faculty and provides a platform for feedback.

Next presentations on 11 December 2020


More information coming soon


Pharma and Food - Lecture Series

01.10.2020 - 21.01.2021

The established COVID-19 rules continue to apply in the winter semester of 2020/2021:

Events should be held in a digital format. Wearing a face mask is mandatory when entering event locations, as well as in entrance/exit areas of course rooms.

The regulations for courses will depend on the given situation and will be communicated.

Please stay tuned for further information.