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Introduction

In cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses a unique and flexible research program that grants German and foreign students a broad selection of learning opportunities while still maintaining a research focus.
The IMPRS-gBGC offers a PhD program specializing in global biogeochemistry and related Earth system sciences. The overall research and teaching focuses on:

  • Improved understanding of biogeochemical processes with an emphasis on terrestrial ecosystems [more...]
  • Development of observational techniques to monitor and assess biogeochemical feedbacks in the Earth system [more...]
  • Theory and model development for improving the representation of biogeochemical processes in comprehensive Earth system models [more...]

News

WEBINAR: How to finish your PhD
(December 1, 2020)
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WEBINAR: Data Visualisation
(December 7- 11, 2020)
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Atmosphere, Ocean & Land
(January 11 - 22, 2021)
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Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(January 29, 2021)
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Retreat
(February 22-23, 2021)
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Biogeochemical Cycles in the Earth System - an overview
(March 15 - 19, and 29, 2021)
more information will follow soon

Academic Writing
June 22 and 23, 2021
more information will follow soon

4th Alumni Colloquium with Ashish Malik postponed to Spring 2021

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We will open a new call in winter 2020/2021


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