PhD in Astronomy/Astrophysics - JRID48462

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
November 30, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
November 15, 2014
Job Details
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Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
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International Max-Planck Research School
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Veronika Schubert
International Max-Planck Research School
Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
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P.O. Box 1213
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*** Call for applications / PhD stipends for successful applicants ***
Boost your career and do your PhD in one of the largest centers for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Europe! Work with the leading scientists in the field to accelerate your scientific career!

The International Max-Planck Research School on Astrophysics (IMPRS) is soliciting applications for its PhD program. Located in the beautiful Munich-Garching area in southern Bavaria (Germany), the school offers a unique environment for graduate students due to the presence of four internationally renowned institutes which form the school:
         * The Max-Planck Institute for extraterrestrial Physics (MPE)
         * The Observatory of the University of Munich (LMU/USM)
         * The Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA)
         * The European Southern Observatory (ESO)
IMPRS offers a highly competitive PhD program, including lectures, seminars and a research project supervised by leading scientists at one of the participating institutions. Course language is English. Students have access to the world largest ground- and spaced-based observatories and instrumentation operated by the participating institutes as well as to supercomputers for advanced numerical simulations and theoretical studies.

Applications for the PhD-program are open to students from all countries. Successful applicants will get a fellowship and we will assist you with all administrative matters. This means "Concentrate on your research -- we do the rest!"

For more details see:

The closing date for applications for the program starting in September 2015 is November 15, 2014. If for any reason you have problems keeping the deadline, please inform us in advance.

For questions please contact the IMPRS admission office <> or call us on Skype "imprs-astro".

Included Benefits:
Successful applications will receive tax-free fellowships of about EUR 1.300-1.400 per month (depending on family status). Support in all administrative matters such as visa, housing and access to free language classes are provided.