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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


Your application consists of three steps:

  1. Online registration & submission of application documents (September 06, 2020)
  2. (Possibly) Phone or video conference interview (September 07 - 17, 2020)
  3. (Possibly) Recruitment event in Jena (November 02 - 04, 2020)

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.


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