International Graduate School (BIGS)

BIGS is a newly founded elite graduate school entirely funded by the State of Bavaria. As a joint endeavor of the Universities of Bayreuth, Erlangen-Nürnberg, and Würzburg it is part of the Elite Network of Bavaria.

The Member Departments of BIGS cover methods and projects along the path of drug development including: target characterization in gene transcription and signal transduction; proteins in viral and bacterial pathogens; proteins in cancer cells; X-ray crystallography; NMR; bioinformatics; development of animal models; pre-clinical research

International Doctorate Programs
"Lead Structures of Cell Function"

BIGS has immediately available 10 positions for Ph.D. Students for the period of 3 years.

Primary address for correspondence: Prof. Dr. Paul Rösch, Universität Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany;