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Doctoral programs and Research Units

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

NameSpeakerAdministrative coordinatorType of program
Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS)Prof. Dr. Dirk SliwkaDr. Dagmar WeilerGraduate School
The Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (Max Planck Institute for the Studies of Societies)Prof. Dr. Jens BeckertDr. Susanne Berger
International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)

Jurist.-Block Faculty of Law

NameSpeakerAdministrative coordinatorType of program
Graduate School of the Faculty of LawProf. Dr. Hans-Peter HaferkampSebastian Pieper
Graduate School

MathNat-Block Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

NameSpeakerAdministrative coordinatorType of program
CEPLAS Graduate School
Prof. Dr. Ute HöckerDr. Justine GroenewoldGraduate School (Excellence Initiative)
Cologne Graduate School Chemistry (CGSC)Prof. Dr. Klaus MeerholzDr. Heike HennekenGraduate School
Graduate School fo Biological SciencesProf. Dr. Jürgen DohmenDr. Isabell WittGraduate School
Bonn-Cologne Graduate School of Physics and Astronomy (BCGS)
Prof. Dr. Johannes Berg
Dr. Petra Neubauer-GüntherGraduate School (Excellence Initiative)
SFB 956 Conditions and Impact of Star FormationProf. Dr. Jürgen Stutzki

Dr. Susanne Herbst

Doctoral Program
SFB/Transregio 32 Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere SystemsProf. Dr. Susanne CrewellNadine Horst
Integrated Research Training Group
Graduate School of MathematicsNNGraduate School
Graduate School of GeosciencesProf. Dr. Boris Braun
Dr. Karin BoessenkoolGraduate School
ITaRSProf. Dr. Susanne CrewellSarah HenkelMarie Curie Initial Training Network
Prof. Dr. Carien NiessenGraduate School (Exzellence Initiative)
Understanding Complex Plant Traits using Computational and
Evolutionary Approaches
Prof. George CouplandStephan WagnerInternational Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)
Astronomy and AstrophysicsProf. Dr. J. Anton ZensusPD Dr. Rainer MauersbergerInternational Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)
BioSoftDr. Thosten AuthNNInternational Helmholtz Research School (IHRS)
Helmholtz Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training in Energy and Climate Research (HITEC)
Prof. Dr. Uwe RauMaurice NuysHelmholtz Graduate School
Neural Circuit Analysis on the cellular and subcellular levelProf. Dr. Ansgar BüschgesDr. Katerina Vlantis
Research Training Group 1960
Graduiertenkolleg Kölner MINT-Fachdidaktiken (KoM)Prof. Dr. Michael Meyer

Dr. Lena Holembowski

Research Training Group
Marie Curie ITN REMIXHeike BrucherseiferMarie Curie Innovative Training Network: Regulation of Mitochondrial Gene Expression
Entangled States of MatterProf. Dr. Alexander AltlandKarin KrüttgenTransregional CRC 183
Mitochondrial Regulation of Cellular Function (some projects in cooperation with the Faculty of Medicine)Prof. Dr. Thomas Langer

Claudia Ballweg

Katerina Vlantis

CRC 1218
Control and Dynamics of Quantum MaterialsProf. Dr. Paul H.M. van LoosdrechtBenita SchubaCRC 1238


NameSpeakerAdministrative coordinatorType of program
Graduate School of Education
Prof. Dr. Michael Becker-MrotzekDr. Gabriele Schwager-BüschgesGraduate School