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International Call

The NRW Research Schools were founded as an initiative of the German federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). International networks of renowned scientists,world leading supervisors and excellent scientific environments – the NRW Research Schools provide a forum for PhD candidates with superior academic track records.

The International NRW Research Schools in Germany will award prizes of € 1,500 to ten young scientists for the most outstanding research work in:


Poster 2012


  • Applied Informatics (Applied Information Technology/Media and Life Science Informatics/Data Mining and Security)
  • Biotech-Pharma (Drug research, Stem Cells, Nanomedicine, Biotechnology)
  • Cell Dynamics and Disease (Biomedicine, Molecules and Cells)
  • Chemical Biology (Chemical Biology, Lipids, Metabolism, Immunology)
  • Chemistry (Molecular Sciences and Solid State Materials)
  • Dynamic Intelligent Systems (Computer Science and Embedded Systems)
  • Economics and Management (Micro-, Macroeconomics,  Econometrics and Management)
  • Energy Generation (Engine Development Process, Engineering, Fluid Dynamics, Conversion of Biomass to Fuel)
  • From Embryo to Old Age (Molecular and Cell Biology, Development and Evolution)
  • Neuroscience (Molecular, Developmental, Systems, Cognitive, Clinical, Computational)
  • Structural Biology (Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine, Biophysics, Biotechnology)

Please apply directly to only one research school (see Requirements).


Application Form (PDF)

Awards 2012 Flyer (PDF) and Award 2012 Poster (PDF)


With funding from

Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research
of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia