Apply now! IMPRS “From Molecules to Organisms”

Apply now to join our PhD program in the life sciences We train the next generation of scientists to study complex biological processes that cannot be adequately understood within the limits of a single discipline. The challenging and innovative program bridges between diverse disciplines and several levels of biological organization.

Research fields covered include...

... Biophysics
... Biochemistry and structural biology
... Bioinformatics and computational biology
... Molecular and cellular biology
... Developmental biology and genetics
... Genomics and proteomics
... Microbiology and microbiome science
... Evolutionary biology and ecology

We offer you...

... cutting-edge research projects and excellent facilities.
... fully-funded PhD positions.
... tailored support from a thesis advisory committee.
... core and optional development opportunities to improve your scientific and transferable skills.
... multicultural environment with English as the working language.

We expect you to...

... hold, or expect to hold, a Masters (or Diplom) degree in Natural or Computer Science by September 2022. All prior degree work must be finished before the PhD start date.
... be able to show that your interests, skills and knowledge match well with your proposed area of doctoral research.
... be able to demonstrate a high level of written and spoken English.
... possess a high level of motivation.

Applicants with degrees obtained outside the European Higher Education Area need to supply scores from the GRE General Test.

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) “From Molecules to Organisms” program is offered by the Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen in collaboration with the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany.

More information can be found on the IMPRS website.

Apply online from 13 December 2021 - Application deadline is 6 February 2021