PhD Positions in Astronomy
Call for Applications
Deadline: November 15th, 2012
International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Universities of Bonn and Cologne
The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy and Astrophysics, is funded by the German Max Planck Society and is operated by the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR) in collaboration with the Argelander-Institut für Astronomie (AIfA) of the University of Bonn and the I. Physikalisches Institut at the University of Cologne. It offers three-year funded PhD courses. The official language is English.
Research / Training
The IMPRS for Astronomy and Astrophysics offers a broad spectrum of topics in observational and theoretical, galactic and extragalactic astrophysics, cosmology, fundamental physics with astronomical tools and more. Indicative research topics can be found at:
IMPRS for Astronomy and Astrophysics provides the opportunity for studies in all fields of contemporary astrophysical science, techniques and energy bands as well as a very well structured training program with seminars, lectures, soft skill seminars, travelling funding and more.
The next applications deadline is November 15, 2012. Eligible to apply are students with a M.Sc. degree, diploma or equivalent degree, including a written thesis in Physics or closely related subjects. Solid astrophysical background is highly favored.
For details on the IMPRS program, please visit:
For application instructions, please visit:
Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie
Auf dem Hügel 69
D-53121 Bonn, Germany
Tel. +49 228 525 218
IMPRS Speaker: Prof.-hon. Dr. J. Anton Zensus
IMPRS Coordinator: Dr. E. Angelakis
IMPRS Assistant: Mrs S. Pott