IMPRS-MCB PhD Program: Joint PhD Programme

Study in:Germany
Deadline: 10 January 2018

IMPRS-MCB PhD Program is conducted jointly by International Max Planck Research School for Molecular and Cellular Biology (IMPRS-MCB) of the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics and the University of Freiburg.

Research fields:

  • Immunobiology
  • Epigenetics
  • Cell biology
  • Metabolism
  • Biochemistry
  • Proteomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Functional Genomics

Duration: The IMPRS-MCB fellows have 3 to 4 years to obtain their degree.

Value: stipend covers the monthly living costs in Freiburg; no tuition-fees


  • Applications are invited from excellent and highly motivated students of all nationalities with a passion for science.
  • Applicant must hold outstanding academic record (GPA >80%, first or upper second class degree, top 10% of students in a given year)
  • Applicant must possess practical lab experience of at least 4-6 months
  • Applicant must possess excellent English language skills (TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent certificate)
  • Applicants must hold an MSc/Diploma in Biology/ Biomedicine/ Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics or related subject (to be obtained latest 6 months after the application deadline).

Application procedure

  • Apply online. Documents required are:
  • CV
  • Photo
  • Essay of Research Experience and Motivation (max. 2 page)
  • Essay detailing a leadership experience in your life (max. 1 page)
  • Grade Transcripts of academic education (Diploma, MSc and BSc or equivalent)
  • Degree Certificates (MSc/BSc/Diploma or equivalent)
  • English proficiency certificate
  • Results of knowledge tests (GRE, GATE or equivalent), not compulsory
  • 3 references with contact details. Inform referees before entering their email addresses in the application system.
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology & Epigenetics and University of Freiburg
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Immunobiology, Epigenetics, Cell biology, Metabolism, Biochemistry, Proteomics, Bioinformatics, Functional Genomics
Fellowship amount Monthly stipend
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 10 January 2018

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