The IEGT is active in curricular and extra-curricular teaching of both, students at Rostock University Medical School and at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of Rostock University. The lectures, seminars and practical courses are customized for medical students (state examination), students of Medical Biotechnology (B.Sc. und M.Sc.) or Microbiology and Biochemistry (M.Sc). Study contents are designed to convey knowledge and competences in molecular medicine, cancer research, molecular virology, and the principles of gene therapeutic approaches as well as didactics in life sciences. A good part of our lectures and courses are held in English. Advanced students are granted the opportunity to perform academic work to obtain the degree as a Bachelor or a Master of Science, a Medical Doctor (Dr. med.) or Doctor of Philosophy (Dr. rer. nat.).