PhD Program / PhD Students

MPI-CBG recruits 20 - 25 PhD students once per year. Acceptance as PhD student at MPI-CBG is exclusively through the International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology. The application deadline for 2020 recruitment is 5 November 2019. Please send all inquiries regarding PhD positions to phdmpi-cbg.de.

PhD students

MPI-CBG group leaders recruit PhD students exclusively through the International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology (IMPRS-CellDevoSys) . Please note that there is one recruitment round per year.

If you are interested in conducting your PhD thesis work at MPI-CBG, and wish to work towards a PhD in life sciences, natural sciences, computer science, physics or applied mathematics, please apply to the IMPRS-CellDevoSys. The duration of PhD thesis work is 3.5 to 4 years. 

For further information on open positions, requirements and the application procedure, please visit www.imprs-celldevosys.de.


Selection 2020

Application opens: 1 June 2019
Registration deadline: 25 October 2019
Application system closes: 5 November 2019
Videoconference interviews: 5-13 December 2019
Onsite interview week: 27-31 January 2020