Integrated Research Training Group (iRTG)

Prof. Dr. Heike Heuer (Speaker at UDE)

Dr. Helge Müller-Fielitz (Co-Speaker at UzL)

PD Dr. Peter Kühnen (Co-Speaker at Charité)

Our integrated Research Training Group (iRTG) programme aims to provide PhD students, as well as associated MD students and postdocs enrolled in CRC/TR 296 projects with an excellent scientific training and most supportive environment for a successful career in basic and translational thyroid/endocrine research at interfaces with neurology, cardiology and hepatology, giving rise to the next generation of successful endocrine researchers.

Detailed information on our iRTG curriculum can be found here.

The iRTG offers a highly interdisciplinary curriculum at the interface between clinical and basic research

  • to foster the development of young researchers (PhD students & MD students, early career postdocs) to highly qualified and excellent scientists
  • to provide a strong basic and translational education in local control mechanisms of TH action

in close interaction with local graduate schools:

How to apply

Interested in joining our iRTG? Open positions are listed here. Necessary documents for application are: 

1. Please send application form, CV and degree certificates via E-Mail as a single pdf-file to:

2. Please download the

and send it to your two references; please kindly ask them to e-mail the form directly to