Embedded in the scientific programmes of TU Braunschweig and PTB, high level research opportunities in various fields are provided for B-IGSM’s PhD stu¬dents, who in addition profit from the unique infrastructure and facilities in Braunschweig. Just like the curriculum, research topics for PhD works are organized in the focus fields Metrology for Society, Industrial Metrology and Fundamentals of Metrology. The topics range from the most recent developments in quantum standards to calibration methods for industrial applications.