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PhD representative
The PhD students of the LNMB have elected a PhD representative. The representative attends the board meetings of the LNMB and can be contacted if you want to provide input for the LNMB PhD program. The current PhD representative is
Lotte Weedage (UT),

PhD Courses

The LNMB offers a biennial PhD program. The academic year is composed of three trimesters, each having a duration of 9 or 10 weeks. The 10th week is reserved as a back up in case one of the lectures in the first 9 weeks must be cancelled.

PhD course program 2021/2022

First Trimester (September 13 – November 15)
Note: AsQT starts one week later on September 20 Second Trimester (November 29 – December 20 and January 24 – February 28) Third Trimester (March 14 – April 11, April 25 – May 23)


If you are a new PhD student (haven't attended LNMB PhD lectures before), please first complete the Form for New PhD students. Then you can register for any of the courses in the program. If you have attended LNMB PhD courses before, you can directly register for the courses:

Registration for the courses: Please register at your earliest convenience to make sure you obtain the needed information prior to the start of the course (including the links to the video lectures). Late registration is possible up to the fourth lecture, after which the registration system no longer accepts further registrations.

Time-Table of the PhD courses
The courses are given on Mondays according to the following schedule:

Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
11.00 - 12.45 Course AsQT Course IntPM *
Course AGT
12.45 - 13.15 Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break
13.15 - 15.00 Course AC *
Course NCG
Course RO
15.15 - 17.00 Course IPM
Course ATS
Course SP

* In cooperation with DIAMANT

All LNMB PhD courses continue to be taught on-line until further notice. Upon registration for a course, students receive a link for the video connection.

The credits for participants who have passed the exercises successfully are 4 EC per course. In case the courses are only attended (or when the exercises are not passed successfully), then the workload is set at 1 EC. At the end of each course the participants receive a certificate with the grade and the credits involved.

After the course every participant is asked to fill in an evaluation form which will be distributed around two weeks after the course.

Indicative PhD Course program 2022/2023

The PhD program has a cycle of two years. The program of the PhD courses of the year 2020/2021 can be found here.