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Twice a year the International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles accepts applications for PhD positions.

Did you have had a look at our website? If you are interested in joining us, please apply according to the instructions below.

Join us!

We accept applications to the IMPRS-gBGC twice a year.

1. Learn more about the application procedure.
3. PhD projects offered

If you experience problems while using the sign up form, please get in touch with the IMPRS office


Your application consists of three steps:

  1. Online registration & submission of application documents
    (June 24 - August 16)
  2. (Possibly) Phone or video conference interview (August 16 - mid-September)
  3. Selection symposium in Jena (October 4-6, 2022)

Please, click here to see the list of open projects.


Here you find a step-by-step explanation of the application procedure. Some frequently asked questions are answered on this page.



The next call for applications is
open until August 16, 2022.

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