RIGeL is an interdisciplinary institution of the University of Regensburg biological and medical faculties. The graduate school is structured into four disciplines, which represent the main areas of research in Life Sciences at the University of Regensburg.

Cellular Biochemistry and Biophysics
Molecular Ecology and Evolution

Each section has a Section Coordinator and two Student Representatives.

The Graduate School is coordinated by a Managing Director, a Management Assistant and a Scientific Advisory Board (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat).

The Doctoral Committee (Promotionskommission) of the of Biology and Preclinical Medicine Faculty is responsible for PhD student selection and  doctoral regulation (Promotionsordnung) issues.