Mission Statement

This doctoral programme intends to provide an internationally competitive scientific training of doctoral students in innovative pharma, food and sport research.

The school wants to attract motivated students and to guide them towards scientific excellence and independence in a truly unique and dynamic multi-as well as interdisciplinary environment to finally become well-educated, open-minded and responsible graduates.

Your Benefits

  • Co-supervision and mentoring from at least two experts in your field.
  • Low hierarchies and an open door policy.
  • Interdisciplinary exchange in the form of joint courses, seminars, retreats and social events.
  • Additional financial support e.g. in the form of completion or mobility grants.
  • A strong student voice.
  • Dedicated administrative support.

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Travel report

Read about Rebecca's experiences at the Annual Conference of the Society for Home Economics in Education and Research (HaBiFo) in Freiburg, Germany.

Travel report

Read about Rebeka's experiences during her research stay at the Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Western Australia.


Learn how research data management can improve your research and save you time. This course will give you easy tips to help keep data organised and discuss ways to make your work more visible.

Register until September 15th.


During the course of the "PhaNuSpo Scientific Lecture Series - Meet the Expert", students will have the opportunity to meet the lecturers and discuss with them in detail. Afterwards, the invited lecturers will give a talk.

Award/ Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winners at the Phytotherapy Congress in Bamberg on 16 June 2023: Thomas Göls (Young Scientist Award) and Martina Redl (Poster Award).


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Latest publications

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2 Faculties and 3 Degree programmes