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Research Training Groups

Research Training Groupsfunded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) are designed to give graduates the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies in the context of a structured and thematically focused doctoral program combining training and research.

Research Training Groups (Graduiertenkollegs)

DescriptionTitleFunding Period
GK 1733 (coordinator) Funktionen des Literarischen in Prozessen der Globalisierung granted in 2011 starts in 04/2012
GK 1721 (coordinator) Integrated Analysis of Macromolecular Complexes and Hybrid Methods in Genome Biology granted in 2011 starts in 04/2012


GK 1202 (coordinator) Oligonucleotides in cell biology and therapy 10/2005 - 09/2014
GK 1144 (coordinator) Forms of Prestige in Cultures of the Ancient World 10/2005 - 09/2014
GK 1091 (coordinator) Orientation and Motion in Space 04/2005 - 03/2014
GK 1054 (coordinator) Particle Physics at the energy frontier of new phenomena 07/2004 - 06/2013
GK 801 (coordinator) Markets, Institutions, and the Scope of Government 10/2002 - 09/2011
GK 1626 (participation) Chemical Photocatalysis 04/2010 - 09/2014
GK1480 (participation) PUMA Program- and Model Analysis 07/2008 - 12/2012


International Research Training Group

DescriptionTitleFunding Period
IGK 1563 (coordinator, together with Technical University Munich) Regulation and Evolution of Cellular Systems 04/2009 - 09/2013
IGK 1542 (coordinator) Religious Cultures in Europe in the 19th and 20th Century 10/2009 - 03/2014


Please note the complete list of LMU doctoral programs on the website of our Graduate Center.