On Justus-Liebig-University, Institutes involved in DAAD PhD program
Justus-Liebig-University has been alma mater to the following Nobel Prize Winners during their career:
- Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen first awarded Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering the "x-rays" (DE: Röntgenstrahlen)
- Ilja Iljitsch Metschnikow was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of phagocytes in Giessen.
- Wilhelm Wien was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on heat Radiation.
- Walther Bothe was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiscs for his the studies on nuclear reactions, the Compton effect, cosmic rays, and the wave–particle duality of radiation.
- Horst-Eberhard Richter as chairman of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
- Wangari Muta Maathai was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for "her contribution to sustainbale development, democracy and peace". She studied in Giessen during her Ph.D. and was funded by DAAD. Further Information: Prof. Dr. Maathai
Please make sure to choose a topic for your PhD research which is in line with topics of
interest to the institutes you are applying at. This will make it a lot more easy to find a fitting
supervisor for you and your topic.
The following institutes are involved in the PhD program at J-L-U (may vary):
Institute for Agricultural Policy and Market Research
Professorship of Agricultural and Environmental Policy
(Prof. Dr. Ernst-August Nuppenau)
Professorship of Agricultural and Development Policy
(Prof. Dr. Michael Schmitz)
Professorship of Agricultural and Food Market Analysis
(Prof. Dr. Roland Herrmann)
Institute of Farm and Agribusiness Management
Professorship of Agribusiness Management and Food Economics
(Prof. Dr. Rainer Kühl)
Professorship of Agricultural Production Economics
(Prof. Dr. Joachim Aurbacher)
Department of Household Science
Professorship for Household and Family Sciences
(Prof. Dr. Uta Meier-Gräwe)
Professorship for Comparative Health and Social Policy
(Prof. Dr. Jasmin Godemann)
Institute of Landscape Ecology and Resources Management
Division of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning
(Prof. Dr. Dr. A. Otte)
Waste Management and Environmental Research
(Prof. Dr. S. Gäth)
Landscape, Water and Biogeochemical Cycles
(Prof. Dr. L. Breuer)