Max Planck School Matter to Life

Max Planck School Matter to Life

The doctoral program at the Max Planck School Matter to Life will offer highly talented and motivated students a superior training in the fundamentals, methods and approaches in the rapidly developing field of Matter to Life. "What, exactly, is life?", and "Can life-like processes, functions and objects be quantitatively simulated, predicted and created in the laboratory?" are the overarching questions addressed in the curriculum and research training.

The Max Planck School Matter to Life is organized by Heidelberg University, Göttingen University, Technical University of Munich, Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials at RWTH Aachen and different Max Planck Institutes. Faculty and researchers from diverse scientific backgrounds, but with overlapping research interests will mentor and teach the students which may then choose from over 40 of Germany’s most renowned and successful research laboratories to pursue their research in the emerging scientific area of Matter to Life.

Students with backgrounds in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Material Sciences, Molecular Systems Engineering, Physics, Molecular Cell Biology, Bioengineering, or a related subject are encouraged to apply to the Max Planck School Matter to Life.

We offer:

  • Generous financial & medical insurance support
  • Excellent research opportunities
  • Unique and inspiring setting

Students with a Master's degree can apply now!

Visit our Application page for more details and the link to the portal. 

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