Sep. 15, 2015. Call for applications in 2015 - IMPRS "Solar System School"

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Call for applications 2015

The Solar System School invites applications for PhD positions in Solar System Science. Review of applications will begin on 15 November 2015.

The Solar System School is open to students from all countries and offers an international three-year PhD program in an exceptional research environment with state-of-the-art facilities on the Göttingen Campus.

Successful applicants will be offered a three-year doctoral support contract as well as postdoc wrap-up funding.

The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen (Solar System School) offers a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of Solar system science. It is jointly run by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen.

Research at the MPS covers three main areas:

  • Sun and Heliosphere
  • Solar and Stellar Interiors
  • Planets and Comets

Solar System School students collaborate with leading scientists in these fields and graduates are awarded a doctoral degree from the renowned University of Göttingen or, if they choose, another university.

Important dates:

2015 October 1
Online application opens
2015 November 15 Application deadline
2015 November 20 Recommendation letters due
2016 Feb 29-Mar 4 Interview week
2016 May Notification of all applicants
2016 September Start of new academic year

More details on this formation opportunity at IMPRS "Solar System School"