PhD Positions in Mitochondrial Genetics and Disorders, Germany | 2021

The Hector Fellow Academy encourages excellent students to apply for PhD positions in Germany. The fellowship is open for the academic session 2021/2022.

The sole purpose of this scholarship is to encourage excellent students who want to pursue a PhD program at the Hector Fellow Academy.

The Hector Fellow Academy (HFA) is a young science academy offering interdisciplinary collaboration to excellent candidates.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2021

Brief Description.

University or organization: Hector Fellow Academy
Department: NA
Course Level: PhD
Award: Salary
Number of scholarships: NA
Mode of access: Online
Nationality: National
Award can be obtained in Germany


Eligible countries: Applications from Germany are accepted.
Eligible course/subjects: PhD in single-cell genomic approaches to study mitochondrial genetics and disorders.
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following / given criteria:
Must have life sciences, computational biology, methods creation and/or translational research are areas of strong interest.
Must have a master’s degree in computer science, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biochemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, genetics, medicine or a related field is required.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must take admission to the PhD degree programme at the university. After that, students are required to apply via the online application portal.
  • Supporting Documents: Students must provide the following documents:
    PhD research proposal / Motivation letter.
  • You must prepare a program of work and a timetable for your doctoral thesis in 1-2 pages.
  • You must write an abstract of your planned research (max. 1,500 characters, spaces included)
  • Name and contact information of two references
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Summary of the master’s thesis
  • Copy of degree certificates
  • Optionally, a passport-size photograph.

Admission requirements: Applicants must present diplomas or certificates from the previous year in good academic standing.
Language Requirement: Students whose native language is not English must obtain an adequate score on an approved English language test (such as IELTS) before they can enroll in an academic course.


Hector Fellow Academy will provide a salary as an award to the worthy and qualified students who want to study in Germany.

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