Selection process

The next Call will be in autumn 2021

Application submission

Application submission

Submission deadline: tba
Read and inform yourself about our school and research groups.
Your application should have:
a) Curriculum Vitae
b) Motivation letter explaining why you want to join the IMPRS, what are your research interests and what do you want to accomplish at the school (1 page!)
c) Certified copies of your diplomas and grades (in German or English)
d) Two letters of reference (academic) (or alternatively contacts of academics who can send us directly a recommendation of your scientific skills)
e) Full command of English (IELTS or TOEFL exams are always a good idea. In case you graduated at an officially English-speaking program, you are exempted from such demand)
Confirmation and pre-selection

Confirmation and pre-selection

Once the application is uploaded, you receive a confirmation from us.
Please, be patient. An IMPRS committee will analyze your documents.
You will hear from us on December 7, 2020!
Online Selection Colloquium

Online Selection Colloquium

You are invited to come and present yourself.
Pre-selected applicants are invited to present themselves in an online selection colloquium on December 18, 2020.
Details on the type of presentation (short talk and poster presentation) will be announced.
Final decision

Final decision

The IMPRS Board assesses your presentation and scientific skills.
On the Selection Day you will be informed when you can expect the final decision. The final decision upon acceptance is made by the IMPRS Board of Directors.
Formal acceptance

Formal acceptance

Congratulations! You are joining us!
Welcome to the International Max Planck Research School Magdeburg for Advanced Methods in Process and Systems Engineering - IMPRS ProEng!
Our coordination office will get in touch and support and guide you regarding travel, accommodation and other technical issues throughout your first steps!
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