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International Call for our 2020 PhD Program - Open Now!

If you would like to apply to the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes please use our online application system. For additional information please also see our research projects and application procedure.  
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Future Career Path? – Career Chances!

Book your appointment at the Career Center  The HMGU Career Center offers Postdocs and Doctoral Students a wide range of services at each step of the career development process such as flexible personal consultation sessions, company visits, career meetups with peers as well as online resources. Visit our website to book a consultation appointment or to stay informed about upcoming events and...
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1st Data Blitz Session successfully started

Yesterday our first Data Blitz Session has started within the HDC Seminar Series!
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Women in Science

Next week we are starting our new session "Women in Science" with our HDC guest Prof. Chantal Mathieu from KU Leuven (Belgium).
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Association of HDC PhD students

The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes (HRD) has officially launched on the 01.07.2019!  
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DZD Diabetes Research School in Barcelona, Sep 14-16, 2019

The 7th DZD Diabetes Research School will take place in Barcelona right before the start of the EASD Annual Meeting.
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Diabetes Research – An Introductory Course in Lund

Thanks to the support by the DZD Next program and DZD networks to the coordinators of young scientist program at the Lund University, the first 6 HRD PhD students joined an introductory post-graduate course at the Lund Diabetes Center for one week, March 25th-29th, 2019, as part of their graduate studies.       Lectures, discussion and clinical visits provided a great overview on all areas of...
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7th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference - Registration Open Now!

For the 7th time, the Helmholtz Zentrum München is organising this annual high-impact conference series. Internationally leading scientists in diabetes research are joining us here in Munich to present and discuss their most recent data and achievements during this event.      
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Open Call for HRD PhD program at Alberta Diabetes Institute, Canada

The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes (HRD) opened a call for PhD students at the Alberta Diabetes Institute, Canada.  
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Join the EASD Annual Meeting 2019 in Barcelona

The 55th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes will take place from September, 16th to 20th 2019 in Barcelona.
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Top-class Course in Clinical and Experimental Diabetes Research in Sweden

Great news for our  HDC doctoral students. Thanks to the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) they can participate in the "Post Graduate Program in Diabetes Research" at the Diabetes Center of the University of Lund (LUDC), Sweden. The DZD has a well-established and successful cooperation with the LUDC. In a well-designed and established training course run by international diabetes experts,...
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Wageningen Student Visit

This year, the Wageningen University European Study Trip 2019 visited the Helmholtz Zentrum München during their 1-week tour to research institutions around Munich and Vienna.
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Apply now - travel grants for the conference of the German Diabetes Society (DDG)

If you are interested to join the autumn conference of the German Society for Diabetes (DDG): The German Society for Diabetes has 50 travel grants - each 250 € including free entrance - for their conference on November 9th - 10th, 2018 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Deadline for application is September 7th 2018!
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Call 2018 now closed!

The call for applications to the International Helmholtz Research School 2018 is now closed. We received applications from over 40 different countries. Thank you all for submitting your applications! We will start the reviewing process now and will get back to all applicants soon. Please stay tuned for upcoming information.
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6th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference 2018

The 6th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference will take place from September 26 to 28 2018 at Palais Lenbach Munich. The meeting brings together international top leaders in the field of diabetes to enable the identification of, and potential solutions to, the preeminent scientific challenges facing the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Moreover the conference will feature two award...
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APPLY NOW - 6th DZD Diabetes Research School

The 6th DZD Diabetes Research School will take place in Berlin from September 29 to October 1, 2018. The School's speakers list includes renowned diabetes scientists who will give exiting insights of the current translational diabetes research. Attendees of the DZD Diabetes Research School will again have the opportunity to present their own research and discuss the current research trends with...
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Graduate Students visiting the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada

After one week at the Alberta Diabetes Center (ADI) in Canada eight graduate students of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) returned back to Munich with new experiences. During the intensive program together with ADI students they presented their research, discussed their ideas together with experts in the diabetes field, and visited and trained in ADI labs.
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Join the EASD Annual Meeting 2018 in Berlin – Explore the latest results in diabetes research

The 54th EASD Annual Meeting (EASD 2018) in Berlin, Germany will again present science of the highest caliber. From 1 to 5 October 2018, the programme will comprise six parallel tracks which will include stimulating symposia, keynote lectures and debates covering basic and clinical science in diabetes research.
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First visit at the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada starts this weekend

The first Munich-Canada Diabetes Research Exchange with graduate students from the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich and the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Edmonton will start this weekend. Graduate students will be sharing their research, hearing lectures from Institute scientists, taking part in technical training and attending career development workshops. During the 10-day visit student...
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Joint forces for a new international diabetes research school

The Alberta Diabetes Institute at the University of Alberta, Edmonton and Helmholtz Diabetes Center are joining forces to establish the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes. Networking on an international scale, innovative translational approaches and new interdisciplinary collaborations will provide an excellent training setting for future leaders in diabetes research.  
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New Logo for the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes

The new logo for the International Helmholtz Research School is now here!  
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New Graduate Student Representatives

The first Graduate Student Representatives of the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes are Lea Bühler from the Institute for Diabetes and Cancer and Luke Harrison from the Institute for Diabetes and Obesity.  As this, they are invaluable members of the management board where they represent the interests of all graduate students of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center and promote the...
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First Munich - Canada Diabetes Research PhD Exchange

The first Munich - Canada Diabetes Research PhD Exchange offers highly motivated Phd students from the Helmholz Diabetes Center in Munich and the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada to network and discuss their research and ideas on all aspects from basic to translational diabetes research. The Munich - Canada Diabetes Research PhD Exchange will take place at the University of Alberta, Canada...
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International Call Coming Soon!

The International Helmholtz Reserach School for Diabetes focuses on scientific and translational training providing future research leaders with an excellent environment to study the diverse aspects of diabetes. Our international call opens from May 4th 2018 to 29th June 2018.
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New Coordinator for the Research School

Dr. Sofia Sasse is the new coodinator of the International Helmholtz Research School. As the contact person she offers support in all matters for PhD students and supervisors - not only of the research school but also of the Helmholtz Diabetes Institutes.
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