About our IMPRS

Talented junior scientists are offered the opportunity to earn a doctorate under excellent research conditions in Tübingen, Germany.  Fully-funded projects are offered at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory and the University of Tübingen, alongside a structured supporting program. The working language of our school is English.

The IMPRS program



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The next generation of scientists needs the knowledge and skills to study complex biological processes, which cannot be adequately understood within the limits of single disciplines. Research topics offered to the doctoral students of the IMPRS "From Molecules to Organisms" will be drawn from traditionally separate fields.

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Need advice on how to apply?: We will run a webinar, on Thursday 14 January 2021 at 10am (CET), where you can learn everything you need to know about preparing and submitting your application.  Register here





Application Open

Our online application is open from 18 December 2020 for students who want to join our program in September 2021.


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Application to the program involves three parts: filling in the online application form, uploading your certificates and supporting documents, and arranging for 2 reference letters to be submitted directly to our online system.
Deadline: midnight (CET) on 8 February 2021.


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