The interfaculty graduate program

Description of the program

The AI 4 Med BW is a graduate program for doctoral candidates doing their research at the interface of Artificial Intelligence and Medicine It is a joint initiative of the Medical Faculties in Baden Württemberg, partly financed by the Ministry of Science and Research and coordinated by the Medical Faculty of Tübingen
AI 4 Med BW offers excellent research training and supervision of the candidates to prepare them for an international and interdisciplinary career in science and by this to strengthen the field of artificial intelligence in medicine PhD candidates work on their research projects, supported by a network of researchers of many different disciplines An accompanying curriculum promotes networking among the doctoral candidates and offers workshops and lectures designed by the supervising faculties and departments Frequently, program chairs and coordinators at the five faculties in Baden Württemberg come together to discuss the development of the program and plan further joint activities

upcoming events

Upcoming events

Lecture Series “Artificial Intelligence”

  • 20.04.23              KI in der Strahlentherapie, Dr. Maximilian Knoll
  • 04.05.23              tbd
  • 25.05.23              tba         Prof. Nikos Paragios
  • 15.06.23               tbd
  • 29.06.23              AI-based MR image reconstruction, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kuestner  
  • 13.07.12                 tbd         Dr. Oyunbileg von Stackelberg 

PhD Retreat 2023, Freiburg

Previous events

First PhD Retreat, 18 - 19th of July 2022, Bad Urach

The first PhD Retreat of the AI 4 Med BW Program took place in Bad Urach 26 candidates of all five medical faculties joined for an intense interdisciplinary scientific exchange Key note speakers Prof Philipp Henning (“Uncertainty as a first class citizen in ML”) and Dr Christian Baumgartner (“Validation of AI Algorithms in the Clinic”) gave exciting inputs and stimulated fruitful discussions

Contact details at the different faculties

Prof. Dr. Daniela Thorwarth

Medical Faculty Tübingen


Prof. Dr. Manfred Claassen

Medical Faculty Tübingen


Prof. Dr. Harald Binder

Medical Faculty Freiburg


Prof. Dr. Sandy Engelhardt

Medical Faculty Heidelberg


PD Dr. Dr. Verena Schneider-Lindner

Medical Faculty Mannheim
University of Heidelberg


Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Götz

Medical Faculty Ulm


Coordination Office

Dr. Inka Montero

Dr. Lina Bandholz Cajamarca

Adresse: Medizinische Fakultät
Geissweg 5
72076 Tübingen