Selection process

Our call for applications is closed now. The next call will be in autumn 2022.

Application submission

Application submission

Submission deadline: tba
Read and inform yourself about our school and research groups.
Your application should have:
a) 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!)
b) Curriculum Vitae
c) Certificates and transcript of grades of all your university degrees (in German or English)
d) Two academic reference letters (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 by: tba
Online Selection Colloquium

Online Selection Colloquium

You are invited to come and present yourself.
Pre-selected applicants are invited to present themselves during our online selection colloquium on (tba).
Details on the type of presentation (short talk and poster presentation) will be given in the invitation e-mail.
Final decision

Final decision

The selection committee assesses your presentation and scientific skills.
The final decision upon acceptance is made by the IMPRS Board of Directors within a few days after the selection colloquium.
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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