International Partners

Internationality and teamwork are essential elements of successful research projects. We place special emphasis on the participation of doctoral researchers in international cooperation and include research stays for up to 3 months in collaborative laboratories as part of the qualification. The collaborative partners of participating researchers include distinguished scientists at the


  • Prof. Gert Lubec, University of Vienna, Austria (project 5)
  • Prof. Karl Friston, University College London (project 7)
  • Prof. Luc Pellerin, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (project 2)
  • Further projects TBA


  • University of Mainz, Germany (project 1)
  • University of Helsinki, Finland (project 2)
  • Karolinska Institutet, Sweden (project 4)
  • Center of Biomedicine at European Academy of Bolzano, Italy (project 5)
  • University of Cambridge, UK (project 6)
  • ETH Zürich, Switzerland (project 7)
  • University of Boston, USA (project 8)
  • University of Otago, New Zealand (project 9)
  • University of Murcia, Spain (project 10)
  • University of Washington, Seattle, USA (project 11)
  • University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (project 12)