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Further information on the DKFZ PhD-Program in the area of Medical Physics for physicists can be found here or here.

Additionally, you can find more information about the "Helmholtz International Graduate School for Cancer Research in Heidelberg" at the DKFZ here:

Further Education

A list of our certified courses, workshops or summer and winter schools (in English or German) for graduates and young scientists in the area of Medical Physcis is available below. The list will be updated from time to time:

Medizinische Physik für Physiker:innen (Universität Heidelberg; external Link)

5th Summer School in Medical Physics: Data Science and Machine Learning in Radiotherapy
(September 2023)

Summer School in Medical Physics in Chile: The role of imaging in the radiotherapy process
(Oktober - Dezember 2023)

Advanced Training

More information concerning our certified advanced trainings and specialized courses (in German or English) for Radiooncologists and Medical Physics Experts is available below:

Courses in the field of Particle therapy (e.g. "Spezialkurs im Strahlenschutz für die Partikeltherapie")

Medizinische Physik und Technik für Radioonkolog:innen (Universität Heidelberg; externer Link)

Aktualisierungskurse zum Erhalt der Fachkunde im Strahlenschutz nach § 48 StrlSchV (in German only)

HIRO Courses

More information on the HIRO/OncoRay Lecture Series "Radiation Research in Oncology" is available here:



© Springer Spektrum

Medizinische Physik. Grundlagen – Bildgebung – Therapie – Technik

Editors: Schlegel, Wolfgang, Karger, Christian P., Jäkel, Oliver

Please note: the book is only available in German language. Further information about the book is available on the following website:


Team Education and Training in Medical Physics: Anna Moshanina, Marcel Schäfer & Dr. Simone Barthold-Beß

If you have further questions, please feel free to get in touch with our contact form.

Anna Moshanina, Dr. Simone Barthold-Beß, Marcel Schäfer
Division of Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology

German Cancer Research Center
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
DE-69120 Heidelberg, Germany

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