Graduate School Lübeck
|Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences|
|Location||Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany|
The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences is an interdisciplinary scientific institution of the University of Lübeck. It was established in 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative funded by the federal and state governments in Germany. It aims to provide a structured doctoral training at the interface of computer science, medicine and life sciences. The Graduate School offers doctoral degree in natural sciences Dr.rer.nat. and in engineering Dr.-Ing.
The Graduate School is managed by the Executive Committee consisting of the Academic Director and the Managing Director. The Executive Committee is responsible for the strategic orientation and day-to-day operation of the school. The Steering Committee supports the Executive Committee in its work with regard to the scientific profile of the school and the guidelines of the PhD programme. In addition the Advisory Board gives advice on general scientific, organizational and technical issues.
The research focus of the Graduate School is described by a branch structure. Currently, two such branches have been specified. Branch one addresses issues in Neuroengineering, Navigation and Robotics; branch two addresses problems in Computing in Structural and Cell Biology.
Each admitted student is assigned a mentoring group consisting of two supervisors and a mentor. The mentoring group advises on the research project and the PhD study in general. The PhD programme at the Graduate School comprises coursework, seminars, workshops and the research project, which takes normally 3 years. In order to facilitate the professional development of students, transferrable skills seminars and workshops are integrated to the programme.