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Structured doctoral programmes - Engineering

Keywords

Optical technologies, optical measurement techniques, optical material processing, optics in medicine, optical materials and systems, optics in information and telecommunications technology, computer-assisted optics, optics in life sciences

Doctoral degree

Dr.-Ing., Dr. rer. nat., Dr. rer. biol.hum.

Programme duration

3 to 4 years

Application procedure

Submit applications to Dr. Jürgen Großmann

Specific conditions

Financial support (scholarship), mentoring, English, interdisciplinary, credit points system

Similar doctoral programmes

International Max Planck Research School Physics of Light (IMPRS-PL)

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Dr. Jürgen Großmann

  • Organization: Exzellenzinitiative
  • Working group: SAOT - Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-25850
  • Email: juergen.grossmann@aot.uni-erlangen.de

Dr. Johannes Knorr

  • Organization: Exzellenzinitiative
  • Working group: SAOT - Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-25853
  • Email: johannes.knorr@fau.de

Information on graduate school

Keywords

Process engineering, technical chemistry, materials science, materials technology, physical and theoretical chemistry, chemical solid state and surface research, analytics, method development, physics of condensed matter, modelling, simulation and optimisation

Doctoral degree

Dr.-Ing., Dr. rer.nat.

Programme duration

3 to 4 years

Application procedure

Applications only possible for doctoral students at FAU within the EAM cluster of excellence

Specific conditions

Interdisciplinary mentoring, interdisciplinary networking, alumni experiences, support for participation in international conferences

Similar doctoral programmes

RTG 1896 and Graduate School Molecular Science (GSMS)

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Ina Viebach

  • Organization: Exzellenzinitiative
  • Working group: Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-70475
  • Email: ina.viebach@fau.de

Information on graduate school

Keywords

Functional nanostructures and networks, mechanical properties of interfaces, nano-characterisation, simulations, material sciences, experimental physics, physical chemistry, process technology, electrical engineering

Doctoral degree

Dr.-Ing., Dr. rer.nat.

Programme duration

3 to 4 years

Application procedure

Applications must be submitted to the project manager; decisions on admission are made by a selection committee.

Specific conditions

Interdisciplinary mentoring, interdisciplinary networking, regular RTG seminars, annual summer school, support for international conference participation and research visits, startup grants, no scholarships

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Graduate School Molecular Science (GSMS)

Graduate School Advanced Materials and Processes (GS AMP)

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Becker

  • Job title: Forschungskoordinator; Leiter der Forschungsabteilung der Medizinischen Klinik 1
  • Organization: Department of Medicine 1
  • Working group: Professur für Molekulare Gastroenterologie (Prof. Dr. Becker)
  • Phone number: 09131/85 35886, 85 35874
  • Email: christoph.becker@uk-erlangen.de

Information about the programme

Keywords

Fractures across multiple scales, multiscale simulations, mechanics, materials science, mathematics, chemistry, physics

Doctoral degree

Dr.-Ing., Dr. rer. nat.

Programme duration

3 years

Application procedure

Applications must be made according to the procedure described on the research training group’s website. Decisions are made based on a two-stage selection process.

Features

Interdisciplinary mentoring, interdisciplinary networking, regular RTG qualification days, RTG retreats and RTG workshops, support for international conference participation and research visits, full-time positions, startup grants

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Information on graduate school

Keywords

Molecules, materials, chemistry, pharmacy, model systems, computer chemistry

Doctoral degree

Dr. rer. nat., Dr.-Ing.

Programme duration

Generally 3 years

Application procedure

Applications for admission are submitted by the doctoral supervisor. Please submit your application to Prof. Jux. The decision is made by the recruitment committee.

Specific conditions

No scholarships, financing of national and international conference visits/workshops/research trips, annual winter school

Similar doctoral programmes

Graduate School Advanced Materials and Processes (GS AMP) and Research Training Group 1896

FAU contact person and information about the programme

apl. Prof. Dr. Norbert Jux

  • Organization: Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy
  • Working group: Chair of Organic Chemistry II (Prof. Dr. Hirsch)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-65583
  • Email: norbert.jux@fau.de

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hirsch

  • Organization: Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy
  • Working group: Chair of Organic Chemistry II (Prof. Dr. Hirsch)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-65581
  • Email: andreas.hirsch@fau.de

Information on graduate school

Keywords

Energy, Energy Conversion, Electro-optical, electro-mechanical, lead-free perovskite, piezoelectric

Doctoral degree

Dr.-Ing., Dr. rer. nat.

Programme duration

3 Jahre

Application procedure

Application procedure is detailed on the website (https://www.igk2495.fau.de/apply/). Application process is done in a two-step method.

Specific conditions

International research training group with Partners in Nagoya Institute of Technology, extended research visits to Japan, qualification programme that includes various training activities, such as tutorials, block lectures, hands-on workshops, and a collaborative project, financing for participation in international conferences, full positions, bridging funding

Thematically similar doctoral programs

SAOT – Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies

FRASCAL: Fracture across Scales (GRK 2423)

In situ Mikroskopie mit Elektronen, Röntgenstrahlen und Rastersonden (GRK 1896)

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Kyle G. Webber

  • Organization: Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Working group: Chair of Glass and Ceramics
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-27551
  • Email: kyle.g.webber@fau.de

Informationen zum Programm

Keywords

Forensic computer science, cyber crime, criminal law, criminal procedural law, digital traces

Doctoral degree

Dr.-Ing., Dr. jur.

Programme duration

The funding is initially for a period of 4.5 years, doctoral candidate scholarships are valid for a maximum of three years per doctoral candidate.

Application procedure

Via the research training group’s homepage (cybercrime.fau.de).

Features

The special feature of this programme is the fact that it combines computer science and law and offers intensive interdisciplinary support. Doctoral candidates who receive funding are offered a full position (computer science) or 75% of a position (law) for a maximum of three years. There is also the opportunity for doctoral candidates who are receiving funding from elsewhere on a similar topic to that of the RTG to take part in the RTG’s events or share infrastructure, etc.

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Felix Freiling (speaker) and Hans Kudlich (deputy speaker)

Information about the research training group