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International Max Planck Research School

for Global Biogeochemical Cycles (IMPRS-gBGC) PhD Program in Germany


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 International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles (IMPRS-gBGC) offers a PhD program specializing in global biogeochemistry and related Earth System sciences.

Course Level: PhD course / program.

Study Subject: Earth system science & biogeochemistry.

Scholarship Award: PhD positions are fully funded either with a scholarship or a contract.

Scholarship can be taken in: Germany.

Eligibility: Applicants hold (or are about to receive) a Master of Science or equivalent.

College Admission Requirement:

  • Entrance Requirement: Master’s degree in bio(geo)chemistry, geosciences, (geo-)ecology, geography, remote sensing, environmental science, physics, mathematics, computer science, chemistry, (micro-)biology, soil science or related natural sciences.
  • Test Requirement: Master of science or equivalent.

English Language Requirements: excellent oral and written English skills.

How to Apply: 

The mode of applying is  available at:

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017.

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