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The Max Planck School of Cognition now invites highly talented Bachelor’s and Master’s graduates from all over the world to apply to its competitive PhD program. The application deadline ends in December 2019. Applications will go through a multi-stage selection process. The application portal of the Max Planck School of Matter to Life and the Max Planck School of Photonics will open in October. Each school provides further information about the application process in their sections on this website.
The Max Planck Schools invite especially ambitious and promising Bachelor’s or Master’s graduates from all over the world to apply and become part of an exciting interdisciplinary research network. To get your PhD, you will be able to pursue topics at the forefront of fundamental and applied research and will benefit from close mentoring by internationally renowned researchers. Furthermore, excellent infrastructures at various research institutions and universities throughout Germany will be at your disposal to focus on your research interests.
Admission to a Max Planck School comes with funding up to five years. This ensures that the students and doctoral candidates of a School can devote themselves entirely to their scientific work. The calls for applications are designed to match the international application cycles of elite universities.