Life@FAU offers an interdisciplinary structured training programme for scientific and medical doctoral students in the Faculty of Medicine and the Department of Biology.

The aims of Life@FAU are to strengthen structured doctoral training at the FAU, to create uniform minimum standards in doctoral training in the life sciences and to provide existing and future structured training opportunities.


Application Training modules
Research Training Groups



Your benefits

Mentoring by a self-chosen mentoring committee

Various trainings


Self-managed study book

Valuable certificate

Equivalence of structured training

Structured training even if you’re not a
member of a research training group