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Call for applications - PhD program School of Cognition / Matter to Life / Photonics
Published(201 days ago)
Max Planck Schoolskeine Angabe
THE MAX PLANCK SCHOOLS ARE A JOINT INITIATIVE BETWEEN
GERMAN UNIVERSITIES AND GERMAN RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS.
By linking the dispersed excellence of German researchers in the fields of cognition, matter to life, and
photonics, the MAX PLANCK SCHOOLS explore new paths in postgraduate education in Germany.
A unique network of 50 outstanding scientists per school with strong connections to both
academia and industry forms the basis for a career-oriented education.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The Max Planck Schools invite outstanding students holding a Bachelor‘s or Master‘s degree
(or equivalent) to the following postgraduate schools offering a comprehensive PhD program:
— Max Planck School of Cognition:
focusing on areas related to cognition such as linguistics, artificial intelligence, neurobiology,
cognitive neuroscience/neuroscience, mathematics, neurology, psychiatry, philosophy,
— Max Planck School Matter to Life:
focusing on areas related to chemistry, biochemistry, material sciences, molecular systems
engineering, physics, molecular cell biology, bioengineering or a related subject.
— Max Planck School of Photonics:
focusing on areas related to physics, engineering or any other area with a significant exposure
to photonic-related topics.
To find out more about the program, detailed research topics, faculty members,
and partner institutions, please visit our homepage: maxplanckschools.org
The Max Planck Schools invite highly talented Bachelor‘s or Master‘s graduates from all over
the world to apply to one of our competitive PhD programs in which you will become part of
an exciting interdisciplinary research network. You will be able to pursue topics at the forefront
of fundamental and applied research and benefit from close mentorship by internationally
renowned researchers. Furthermore, excellent research infrastructure at our various partner
sites will provide you with the environment you will need to focus on your research interests and
build your academic career. Admission to one of the Max Planck Schools comes with funding
for up to five years. This funding ensures that you can devote yourself entirely to your scientific
Applications open November 1, 2018 for the 2019 school year. Applicants will be selected based
on their academic qualifications, personal references, research experience and interests, and
suitability to the program. Our partners are equal opportunity employers and we are committed
to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in our workforce and therefore
encourage applications from such qualified individuals. For further information about our
deadlines and required documents, please visit our homepage.