The International Max Planck Research School for Condensed Matter Science (IMPRS-CMS) is a joint project of the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research and the University of Stuttgart. PhD candidates with outstanding academic qualifications are eligible. Applications are welcome for the spring term 2014. The courses will be conducted in English, since the program is open to all nations. Stuttgart hosts an extraordinary array of research groups with a wide spectrum of expertise in fundamental condensed matter science.
Study Subject: The research activities can be summarized on five core areas: 1) Collective Phenomena, 2) Complex Materials, 3) Interfaces, 4) Nanoscience and 5) Developing of experimental and theoretical Methods.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD level.
Scholarship Provider: IMPRS-CMS
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: In order to qualify, candidates should have excellent academic qualification.
Scholarship Open for International Students: International students are eligible to apply.
Scholarship Description: The IMPRS-AM is an exciting, interdisciplinary PhD program that will motivate young scholars to choose a career in research. In addition to the structured program of scientific learning, a training program in complementary skills will be provided. Finally, the courses will be conducted in English, since the program is open to all nations. The concept of the research school is based on the premise that PhD students can benefit from a forum that brings together the entire condensed matter community in Stuttgart. In addition to broadening the students’ scientific horizon, specific synergies can develop if concepts and techniques are widely shared and jointly explored.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of Award: Not Known
What does it cover? The selection process is highly competitive and less than 3 % of all applicants get an offer for a PhD position in one of the research groups.
Selection Criteria: The selection process is highly competitive.
How to Apply: The first step of the application process is the online registration. Successful online registration is confirmed on your screen and by e-mail. This e-mail contains a registration code required for the entire application process and the link to upload your supporting documents. For more Information please contact Dr. Hans-Georg Libuda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Application Deadline is February 15, 2014.