International PhD Programme in Mainz, Germany

In order to apply please read the page "Projects Offered" and follow the guideline on "Registration & Application". Please exclusively use our online application form. 

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The IPP wants to attract the brightest minds from all over the world. We are looking for creative and ambitious students in the field of life sciences who are looking for challenging work at the cutting edge of science. Each call we receive about 500 applications from students all over the world, and our student community currently consists of over 120 PhD students.

Working language

As IMB is an international institution the first criterion for eligibility is that you are able to communicate in English, which is our working language.

Education and experience

You should have prior experience in a research environment and have, or be about to complete, a Master's or equivalent degree.