Doctoral degrees are awarded by the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) or Technical University Munich (TUM). Options:
Traditional degrees: Dr. med., Dr. rer. nat., Dr. rer. biol. hum.
Structured Ph.D.: Students aiming for a degree in translational lung research can also obtain a Ph.D. in Medical Research as part of the Munich Medical Research School (MMRS) at the LMU Munich's Medical Faculty (Core Area: Lung Biology and Disease). In this track, it is mandatory to take part in a structured Ph.D. program such as the EHLRS.