If you are looking for a doctoral program with incredible infrastructure and world class supervision, the Max Planck Schools are the place to be.
We have leading experts doing cutting edge research in various fields clustering around Cognition, Matter to Life and Photonics.
Together with our students, the Fellows of the Max Planck Schools form the foundation of every School. Fellows mentor our young researchers and accompany them throughout their PhD studies.
Find out more about our world class supervisers and their research!
Picture: Meeting of Max Planck Schools students with Nobel Prize winner Stefan Hell at Kick-off-symposium of the Max Planck Schools in September 2019. Stefan Hell is Fellow of the Max Planck Schools of Matter to Life and Photonics.
The Max Planck Schools bring together international PhD candidates with Germany’s best scientists in three seminal interdisciplinary research fields: Cognition, Matter to Life and Photonics.
Based on a strong network of German Universities and German Research Organizations, the Max Planck Schools offer unique PhD programs with fully financed PhD positions for Bachelor and Master Graduates in an outstanding scientific environment.
PhD students benefit from excellent infrastructure, innovative teaching methods and interdisciplinary exchange.