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BioInterfaces International Graduate School
KIT Campus North
Herrmann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen   management
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Karlsruhe School of Optics and Photonics

of KIT

Audit Zertifikat

Welcome to BioInterfaces International Graduate School

The BioInterfaces International Graduate School (BIF-IGS) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) provides a structured PhD programme for BioInterfaces in Technology and Medicine, a transdisciplinary research programme of the Helmholtz-association . It aims to attract outstanding students and to offer research opportunities, education and training in the trans- and multi-disciplinary research areas of the BioInterfaces programme, which encompasses a breadth of disciplines including biology, chemistry, physics, engineering and informatics.

This training allows students to prepare for future careers in professional fields such as the health sciences, biotechnology, physics, chemistry and environmental science. Our students gain a unique experience by working in a stimulating environment of transdisciplinary research, using state-of-the-art technology.



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We are happy to announce the winners of the BIF-IGS Conference fee contest

Our PhD students will be awarded travel grants for their conference journeys:


Özgül Demir Bulut, Bernadett Boesze, Johanna Becker, Bianka Großhäuser, Darja Ivannikov, Sandra Klusmeier,Marie Mayrhofer, Lisa Rödling, Franziska Rönicke, Carmen Seidl,Maryam Shahid, Hatice Turgut

Daniel Marcato, Tony Reinsperger, Martin Schlageter, Yihang Wu





reserach spotlight


Our students tell you what they are doing in their research... in few words...

Current Spotlight

UV-triggered polymerization, deposition and patterning of plant phenolic compounds by Farid Behboodi Sadabad