PhD Positions at International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Universities of Bonn and Cologne
The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy and Astrophysics, is funded by the German Max Planck Society and is operated by the Max- Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie (MPIfR) in collaboration with the Argelander-Institut fuÌ~Hr Astronomie(AIfA) of the University of Bonn and the I. Physikalisches Institut at the University ofCologne. It offers three-year financed PhD courses. The official language is English. Currently it hosts roughly 40 students from 17 countries around the world.
Fields of Research:
The IMPRS for Astronomy and Astrophysics offers a broad spectrum of topics in observational and theoretical, galactic and extragalactic astrophysics, observational and theoretical cosmology, fundamental physics with astronomical tools and instrumentation.
The call for applications is open until November 15, 2011. Encouraged to apply are students with a M.Sc. degree or diploma (including a written thesis) in Physics or closely related subjects. Solid astrophysical background is highly favored. All the details for application and admission can be found at the IMPRS website:
Max-Planck-Institut fÃ¼r Radioastronomie
Auf dem HÃ¼gel 69
D-53121 Bonn, Germany
Tel. +49 228 525 456
Fax. +49 228 525 229
IMPRS Speaker : Prof. Dr. J. Anton Zensus
IMPRS Coordinator: Dr. Emmanouil Angelakis
IMPRS Secretary : Mrs Simone Pott
NOTE: In special cases and after agreement with the corresponding scientists, applications can be processed before the normal deadline.