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Master stipends and funded PhD positions within the IMPRS School of Physics and Medicine

Max Planck Zentrum für Physik und Medizin
Master stipends and funded PhD positions
Closing date
15 Jan 2023
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Unique combination of Physics and Medicine!

The International Max Planck Research School Physics and Medicine (IMPRS-PM) at the Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin (MPZPM) is a highly innovative new graduate program established in January 2022. IMPRS-PM educates and trains a new generation of scientists with insight into both physics and medical research.

In collaboration with the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), we offer MSc stipends and PhD positions.

The language of instruction and interaction of our structured graduate program is English. Knowledge of the German language is not required, but we offer German language classes at MPL and FAU.

Master’s applications are processed in two rounds with deadlines on January 15th and May 31st for the academic year starting in the following October. Decisions are communicated by March 1st and July 1st, respectively.

Students with a master’s degree who are interested in pursuing a PhD within IMPRS can apply and start at any time during the year.

IMPRS-PM is committed to recruiting outstanding students from diverse backgrounds and meeting them with openness and respect. We explicitly encourage female candidates to apply and welcome students from all over the world.

For more information about the IMPRS-PM application, selection and admission procedure, please have a look on our website!

What IMPRS-PM offers:

  • Combination of master and doctoral program
  • Excellent research facilities
  • Structured curriculum
  • Interdisciplinarity
  • Internationality
  • Additional skills courses
  • English as official language of program and instruction
  • Joint scientific and social events with other graduate schools in Erlangen
  • Career development and networking events

Research fields
Cell Biology, Physiology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Anatomy and Histopathology, Biochemistry and Genetics, Fluid Dynamics and Microfluids, Concepts of Statistical Physics, Optics and Imaging, Cell and Tissue Mechanics, Artificial Intelligence



The Max-Planck-Zentrum für Physik und Medizin is an interdisciplinary joint research center run by Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Erlangen University Hospital (UKER) and Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL). The research at MPZPM focuses on the study of cells in the context of their microenvironment, the space that connects and encompasses a variety of cell types in a tissue.

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