PhD Students

20-25 PhD students are annually accepted into IMPRS Research Groups.

PhD Selection Timeline

The 2019 Application Cycle is now closed. Stay tuned to our website for more details on coming cycles.

Please review our eligibility requirements and apply if you wish to conduct your PhD thesis work in one of our exciting recruiting research groups.

2020 Application Cycle
Application OpensFall 2019
Application ClosesNovember 2019
Interview Dates

early Spring 2020

Thesis Start Dates1 April 2020 - 28 February 2021  **


PhD Application Cycle

opens Summer 2019

Interview Week

at MPI-CBG, Dresden

Spring 2020