Opportunities list

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy & Astrophysics is a joint structured doctoral program by the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy (MPIfR, Bonn) and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne.

Several PhD positions are available at one of the most vibrant Astronomy centers in Europe for talented students who are about to finish their Masters (or equivalent) thesis in Physics or Astrophysics. The...

Call for applications in 2015

The Solar System School invites applications for PhD positions in Solar System Science. Review of applications will begin on 15 November 2015.

The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen ("Solar System School") offers a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of Solar system science. It is...

Research Opportunities Week
March 07 – 11, 2016
Take this unique opportunity to experience the Technische Universität München (TUM) and its research environment first-hand. TUM invites you to visit Munich for a one-week stay, financed by the ...

Application deadline: 1 October

Graduates and Doctoral Students

  • PhD Scholarships (Research Grants – Doctoral Programmes in Germany)
  • Sandwich Model...

Science Tour “Research in Germany” 2016: City of the Future - Research for Sustainable Urban Development
31 January – 6 February 2016

Are you an international scientist involved in and curious about the future of urban development and so called smart cities?
Discover more about research into cities of the future by taking a tour of cutting-edge research facilities here in Germany.


The objective of the two workshops in Mumbai and Delhi is to provide comprehensive understanding of doctorial studies in Germany, specifically at two universities with a great number of international doctoral students. The invited experts will provide information specific to...

The 3rd Indo-German workshop on the “Advances in Materials, Reactions & Separation Processes” will be jointly organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany, during February 23 – 26, 2016 at IIT Guwahati, India. This is the 3rd edition of the event. The 1st workshop was held at IIT Madras from 18...

2015 call for proposals for


Max Planck-India Mobility Grants



Junior scientists/postdoc...

2015 call for proposals for

Max Planck-DST Partner Groups for

postdoc and junior faculty


Max Planck Gesellschaft (MPG)...

International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles
The IMPRS-gBGC located in Jena, Germany, offers contracts to outstanding
students interested in research on biogeochemical cycles in the Earth system.
The school provides excellent research possibilities for students to obtain a
PhD degree in a 3-years graduate program.

The Research School