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The International Doctorate Program NanoBioTechnology (IDK-NBT) was an international doctoral excellence program in NanoBioTechnology, funded by the Elite Network of Bavaria (ENB). It ended in October 2012. The IDK-NBT offered outstanding graduate students the opportunity to earn their doctoral degree in a stimulating scientific and academic environment providing interdisciplinary research conditions and excellent education. The program was administrated by the Center for NanoScience (CeNS) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich (Bavaria). 

Research Projects

The research projects of the doctoral students enrolled in the program were as diverse as the students themselves. Their fields of study ranged e.g. from the investigation of DNA-based devices and RNA polymerase, the use of single-molecule techniques, research on nanocrystals and organic solar cells, to the simulation of protein interactions and species diversity. 

Have a look at the selection of research highlights of the former members of the International Doctorate Program to get an idea of the wide range of topics!



From 2004 - 2012, 111 PhD students were accepted as members of the International Doctorate Program. See all former members here...


Final Report

Read in the final report about IDK activities, members, publications, statistics and much more!

Download final report (PDF, 3 MB)