Fields or subjectsChemistryMaterialsThe environmentPhysics
Who are we
The International Graduate School for Battery Chemistry, Characterization, Analysis, Recycling and Application („BACCARA“) is a graduate school where doctoral candidates from all over the world have the possibility to deal with all aspects of battery research. The research program includes materials research, (macro) molecular chemistry, electrochemistry, catalysis and battery cell research for energy storage as well as life cycle analyses and recycling. Another aspect is theoretical chemistry with research in the area of modern information technologies, including data analysis, simulations and machine learning.
Number of employees
45 doctoral students + management board
Institution established in
Number of doctoral positions
45 within three years
Additional competence seminars
Flexible working hours
Good transport connections
Public transport discount
Cooperation with leading scientists in their field
Independent organization of scientific events
Questions for the employer
How does the employment policy of your institution differ from that of others?
Research at the International Graduate School "BACCARA" encompasses all aspects of battery research. We offer students a broad program of lectures, workshops and seminars as well as research with world-leading scientists.
What can only be learned in your institution?
Interdisciplinary and comprehensive battery research at world level.
Which qualities are you looking for in a person wanting to join your institute?
We would like to bring exceptional talents to Münster - especially from the international field - in order to enable them to become outstanding researchers and to promote their development into personalities. A brilliant course of studies, above-average grades, high mobility, excellent practical skills in the laboratory and cooperation skills as well as sufficient knowledge of the English language are prerequisites for a successful application.
What’s the most valuable advice you can give for interviewees at your institution?
Solid basic knowledge of chemistry and battery cells is very helpful.
International Graduate School "BACCARA" WWU Münster Corrensstr. 40 48149 Münster