The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modeling (IMPRS-ESM) offers doctoral program in Germany. Students must hold a master’s degree or a German ‘diploma’ in the field of physics, geophysical sciences, (incl. meteorology and oceanography), chemistry, ecology, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, or political science. The International students can apply for this program. The financial support is offered as a stipend for three years of duration. The students are selected if they are short-listed in the interview.
Study Subject(s): Research topics are: critical transitions in the terrestrial components of the Earth system, Effects of land use change on soil carbon stocks and climate, Potentials and side-effects of afforestation for climate change mitigation, Ice-age ocean circulation, Extreme Events at different spatial and temporal scales, Thermodynamics of the Asian Monsoonal Circulation, Towards coupled data assimilation in a climate model, The role of turbulent mixing in the ocean circulation.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modeling (IMPRS-ESM)
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
- Our PhD Program is open to applicants holding a Master’s degree (with written thesis) or a German ‘Diploma’ in physics, geophysical sciences, (incl. meteorology and oceanography), chemistry, ecology, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, or political science.
- Also students currently still working on their MSc thesis are encouraged to apply.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The international students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The IMPRS on Earth System Modeling (IMPRS-ESM) is a multi- and interdisciplinary doctoral program that associates several German research institutions. Students contribute to the development and application of numerical models of different complexities, including natural aspects as well as the human dimension. Through the development of integrated Earth system models the IMPRS-ESM contributes to an improved understanding of the global environment and the prediction of interactions and feed backs in between the individual components of the Earth system.
Number of awards offered: The IMPRS-ESM has been able to assign 5 to 10 new doctoral positions to promising applicants each year.
Duration of award(s): Grant is offered for 3 years.
What does it cover? Generally 2 types of funding can be offered (besides contracts with third-party funded students) which offer approximately EUR 1,400 monthly net payment.
Selection Criteria: The selection is made based on the application information submitted by the candidate.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Registration deadline: 11 March 2013 (end of day at 24:00h GMT), Application deadline: 18 March 2013, Interview invitations: End of April 2013. Interview days: End of May 2013.