IMPRS-LS: International PhD Program Open Call 2019/2020

Announcement for PhD student positions at the IMPRS for Molecular Life Sciences in Munich, Germany.

The International Max Planck Research School for Molecular Life Sciences (IMPRS-LS) is a PhD program that brings together two renowned Munich based Max Planck Institutes (MPI of Biochemistry and MPI of Neurobiology) as well as two leading German universities, the LMU and TUM, to deliver first class doctoral training for the world‘s most promising young scientists.

Our students enjoy world class research facilities, dedicated training workshops and supervision from faculty members who are leaders in their respective fields. Combined with a focus on early independence in research,  our PhD program ensures those aiming for a successful career in science have the very best starting platform.

More than 60 distinguished group leaders actively participate in the PhD program and offer challenging and cutting-edge PhD projects in the following areas:

  • Biophysics & Bio-imaging
  • Computational & Systems Biology
  • Gene Regulation & DNA Biology
  • Circuit Neuroscience & Neurodegeneration
  • Protein Structure & Protein Folding
  • Signalling & Immunology

We invite talented, creative and enthusiastic students with a commitment to basic science to apply before November 15, 2019.

All students accepted to the program will receive a generous PhD fellowship including social benefits and travel support.

Further information and application details are available at: