Preparing the next generation of researchers

The ISEF is dedicated to providing high-quality educational opportunities for Medical and Master students. We contribute to teaching programs for Medical students and Master students in the Master Degree programs Infection Biology and Molecular Life Science. Further, we support and supervise master and bachelor theses.

Immunology for master students MLS (module MZ5111)

This course is a compulsory optional subject for MLS master students and includes a lecture and seminar series on basic and applied immunology and immunological techniques (6 credit points).

1. Lecture series

The lecture series contains 13 lectures, 2 hours each. It starts with a description of hematopoiesis (the development of immune cells), the basic functions of innate and adaptive immune cells and immunological organs.

Later lectures cover immunity to infection, allergic and autoimmune diseases.

2. Seminar series

The seminar series aims to convey immunological methods and models. It is a literature seminar in which students present papers describing the most relevant immunological methods and models, and how these are applied in research. After the talk, the referent discusses with the audience (students and supervisor).

Students can find more detailed information in the "Modulhandbuch" MLS (