*Call for applications*
Important: Deadline 1st of December 2010 - (may be extended upon request)
The International Max-Planck Research School on Astrophysics
(IMPRS) is soliciting applications for its PhD program. Located in
the beautiful Munich-Garching area in southern Bavaria (Germany), the school offers a unique environment for graduate students due to the presence of four internationally renowned institutes which form the school:
* The Max-Planck Institute for extraterrestrial Physics (MPE)
* The Observatory of the University of Munich (LMU/USM)
* The Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA)
* The European Southern Observatory (ESO)
IMPRS offers a highly competitive PhD program, including lectures, seminars and a research project supervised by scientists at one of the participating institutions. Course language is English.
Students have access to ground and spaced based observatories and instrumentation operated by the participating institutes as well as supercomputers for advanced numerical simulations and theoretical studies.
Applications for the program are open to students from all countries. More details on the IMPRS program and the admission requirements can be found on the IMPRS website www.imprs-astro.mpg.de
Successful applicants will receive a full stipend.
The closing date for applications for the program starting in
September 2011 is December 1, 2010. If for any reason you have
problems keeping the deadline, please inform us ahead and we will extend it upon request.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the IMPRS
office under: office(at)imprs-astro.mpg.de
Please apply by using the IMPRS application form available online
In addition to this announcement we have an IMPRS-poster available under: www.imprs-astro.mpg.de/IMPRS-Poster/IMPRS_poster_2010_A3.pdf
International Max-Planck Research School on Astrophysics
at the University of Munich IMPRS
PO BOX 1312
Tel.: +49 89 - 30000 - 3650
Fax: +49 89 - 30000 - 3655