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PhD in Astrophysics

We are the joint International Max-Planck Research School (IMPRS) on Astrophysics of

  • the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE)
  • the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA)
  • the University Observatory Munich at the Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU/USM)
  • the European Southern Observatory (ESO)

Together, we form one of the largest centers of astrophysical research in the world, covering every subject from planets, stars, and galaxies to cosmology. Access to the world's largest telescopes and a stimulating scientific environment provide our students with the ideal conditions for their PhD research.

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PhD Position Announcement

We are offering about 25 PhD positions for research topics in various fields of astrophysics, starting September 1st, 2020 (earlier starting dates might be possible depending on avaliability). Deadline for applications is November 1st, 2019.

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