Application form

The next application period is expected to start in autumn 2024.


We would like to inform you that the current IMPRS program will be discontinued and will not be initiating any new PhD projects. However, we plan to commence a new IMPRS program with a fresh topic in January 2025, with the application phase anticipated to commence in the fall of 2024.

Before you start

Please, make sure you have all necessary attachments ready in one pdf-file. Files in any other format (e.g. *.zip) will be automatically deleted. Incomplete applications will not be handled.

The necessary attachments are:

  1. Motivation letter
  2. CV
  3. All your university degrees and transcripts of grades (in English or German)
  4. Two recommendation letters (In case we are to ask for the recommendation letter, make sure that your referee sends it until tba)
  5. Certificate of English proficiency.

You will be asked to name up to three preferences out of our participating research groups. Be sure you informed yourself about our research.

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