PhD Students

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

PhD Selection Timeline

The 2018 Application Cycle is now closed.

2019 Application Cycle
Application OpensFall 2018
Application DeadlineDecember 2018
Interview Dates

early Spring 2019

Thesis Start Dates1 April 2019 - 28 February 2020  **
2020 Application Cycle
Application OpensFall 2019
Application ClosesDecember 2019
Interview Dates

early Spring 2020

Thesis Start Dates1 April 2020 - 28 February 2021  **

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

2019

PhD Application Cycle

opens Fall 2018

closes January 2019

Interview Week

at MPI-CBG, Dresden

March 2019