Promotion programmes

Doctoral programme

Doctoral programme

To promote outstanding and promising graduates in digitisation research, the bidt offers a Bavaria-wide doctoral programme.

This doctoral programme is open to all graduates who are aiming to study for their doctorates in Bavaria at universities or universities of applied sciences.

The bidt is currently supporting 20 excellent doctoral candidates at a Bavarian state university who are pursuing a pioneering research project in a relevant field of digitisation.

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No new doctoral students are currently being admitted.

The bidt doctoral programme offers

  • the financing of one post under TV-L E13 (100%) for up to three years
  • participation in various further training courses, for example on methodological and subject-specific key competences
  • interdisciplinary exchange with scientists from the bidt research projects
  • networking in connection with activities of the bidt’s various research projects, which display content proximity to the respective doctorate topics
  • opportunities not only for effective public presentation of the doctoral project but also for networking and forming alliances with representatives from science and industry
  • participation in events linked with the bidt doctoral programme
  • participation in events on key digitisation issues
  • if required, there are travel scholarships for international cooperation projects and for networking and professional exchange with the international Scientific Community

Funded projects

Sharenting as a legal problem
Katharina Starz – Julius-Maximilians-University Wuerzburg
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DIGI TYPE: Digital Medicine-based Endophenotyping
Olga Lazareva – Technical University of Munich
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Digital phenotyping and predictive modelling for intelligent online-based intervention systems to treat and prevent mental illness
Mathias Harrer – Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
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Skilled work 4.0 – how digitalition can make skilled work attractive again
Marco Blank – Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
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Human-like Perception in AI Systems
Louis Longin – Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
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Analysis and dynamic optimisation of vehicular communication
Stefan Herrnleben – Julius-Maximilians-University Wuerzburg
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Digital start-ups and rural regions
Jane Wuth – Technical University Deggendorf/ University of Regensburg/ BayWISS-Kolleg Economy
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Production of a 3-D tissue model for the examination and targeted simulation of cell migration and cell growth along E-modulus gradients of the extracellular matrix
Amelie Erben – Technical University of Munich/ University of Applied Sciences Munich/ BayWISS-Kolleg Ressource Efficiency and Materials
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Image-based early detection of Barrett’s oesophagus with semi-monitored learning
Robert Mendel – University of Regensburg/ East Bavarian Technical University Regensburg/ BayWISS-Kolleg Health
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Secure lightweight authenticated encryption for critical infrastructures in the Internet of Things
Sebastian Renner – East Bavarian Technical University Regensburg/ Technical University of Munich/ BayWISS-Kolleg Digitalisation
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Data trading in Germany and Italy – contractual relationships on the secondary market
Alisa Rank-Haedler – University of Bayreuth
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Digitalisation in the clinical environment using graph databases
Oliver Haas – Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg/ East Bavarian Technical University Amberg-Weiden/ BayWISS-Kolleg Health
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Completed projects

An Embedded Soundscape System for Personalised Wellness via Multimodal Bio-Signal and Speech Monitoring
Alice Baird – University of Augsburg
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Realistic Modelling of blood in patient-specific digital models
Clemens Birkenmaier – University of Regensburg/ East Bavarian Technical University Regensburg/ BayWISS-Kolleg Health
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Effective Usage of Multilingual Data in Natural Language Processing
Philipp Dufter – Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
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Interpretable machine learning
Christoph Molnar – Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
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“Mixed Reality” as a new rehabilitative approach to disorders of everyday actions after chronic neurological disease
Nina Rohrbach – Technical University of Munich
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Decentralised provision of system services with electric vehicles
Jonas Schlund – Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
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Self-regulation in European data protection law
Verena Stürmer – University of Bayreuth
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Real time scene understanding on mobile devices
Johanna Wald – Technical University of Munich
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Self-adapting online analysis of host-based safety-critical events in corporate networks of small and medium-sized enterprises
Sarah Wunderlich – Julius-Maximilians-University Wuerzburg/ University for Applied Sciences Coburg/ BayWISS-Kolleg Digitalisation
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Other promotion programmes
Innovation labs
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Junior research groups
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