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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)

6th Summer School in Medical Physics 2024: Radiation Detector Concepts for Medical Physics
(August/September 2024)

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:

National and International Partners

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Our courses and events are organized in close cooperation with our national and international partners. We work together on different levels.

More information about our several cooperation are available here:

National and International Cooperation


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

Course Archive

Hybrid Workshop 2024 at HCLA in Chile: Radioresistance
(April 23rd 2024)

Hybrid Symposium 2024 in Chile: Radioresistance
(April 25th 2024)

Hybrid Scientific Workshop on Adaptive Radiation Therapy in Santiago de Chile
(Dec. 2023)

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

5th Summer School in Medical Physics: Data Science and Machine Learning in Radiotherapy 
(Aug./Sep. 2023)

Different scientific workshops (hybrid events) and hands-on trainings on different topics in Santiago de Chile
(Nov./Dec. 2022)

4th Summer School in Medical Physics: Radiobiology and Radiobiological Modeling for Radiotherapy
(Sep. 05th - Sep. 30th 2022)

Virtual Summer School 2021: Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) and Advanced Treatment Techniques
(Sep. 20th - Nov. 19th 2021)

3rd Virtual Summer School in Medical Physics: Computational Methods for Radiotherapy
(Sep. 06th - Oct. 08th 2021)

Workshop "MITK" (external link)
(Mar. 09th - Mar. 10th 2020 in Santiago de Chile)

Workshop "Experimental Radiobiology: Physics meets Biology and Medicine" (external link)
Mar. 05th - Mar. 06th 2020 in Santiago de Chile)

Summer School in Medical Physics on "Imaging for Radiotherapy" (external link)
(Apr. 01st - Apr. 03rd 2019 in Santiago de Chile)

(Apr. 04th - Apr. 05th 2019 in Santiago de Chile)

Medical Physics Workshop on "IGRT Workflows - From Contouring to Treatment" in Santiago de Chile (external link)
(Nov. 14th - Nov. 17th 2018)

2nd Summer School 2018 "Novel Methods in Image Guided Radiotherapy" at the DKFZ
(Sep. 11. - Sep. 14th 2018)

"Workshops in Medical Physics" in Santiago de Chile, Chile (Heidelberg Center for Latin America; external link)
(Nov. 16th - Nov. 25th 2017)

1. Sommerschule 2017: „Status und Perspektiven der Ionenstrahl- und Protonentherapie“
(Sep. 25th - Sep. 30th 2017)

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