Ph.D. Scholarships in Nutritional Physiology at the Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Germany

PhD Scholarships position in Nutritional Physiology - Germany

Applications are invited for Fully Funded Ph.D. Scholarships in Nutritional Physiology at the Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Germany.


The Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) is a foundation under public law and a member of the Leibniz Association. The Institute with about 300 employees is performing fundamental and applied research in the field of the biology of domestic livestock. The Institute provides an interdisciplinary research environment and excellent experimental and analytical facilities. 

Participation in the research consortium “Energie” consisting of project partners from the Universities of Rostock, Greifswald, and Neubrandenburg, and own qualification (Ph.D. degree) in the framework of the program “Junior scientists in excellent research networks” of the federal state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The task includes the metabolic characterization of malnutrition and sarcopenia related to gastrointestinal diseases in mouse models. The project is financially supported by the European Social Fund (ESF) and Mecklenburg- Western Pomerania (2nd call from the Excellence Research Program MV) and has a particular focus on the promotion of young academics.

Benefits under PhD Scholarships

Successful applicants will receive the following benefits under PhD Scholarships Germany in The Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN):

Eligibility criteria for PhD Scholarships Germany

To be eligible for scholarship, applicants must:


To apply for PhD Scholarships position in Nutritional Physiology, applicants are requited to send your application (preferable as PDF), including Motivation Letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of diplomas and certificates, and the contact information of two references to:

Leibniz‐Institut für Nutztierbiologie Verwaltung  ( 2019‐38) Wilhelm‐Stahl‐Allee 2 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany

or via e-mail to: personal@fbn‐

Scholarship Apply link (Apply here)

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