Heidelberg Astronomy PhD School

Applications are invited for the doctoral program of the

  • International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy & Cosmic Physics at the University of Heidelberg (IMPRS-HD)
  • Deadline: November 21, 2015 for the academic year starting September 2016
  • Website to apply: http://acp.iwww.mpg.de/

          The scientific environment in Heidelberg provides outstanding research facilities with access to ground-based and space telescopes as well as high-performance computers. 

The following institutions of the Max Planck Society and Heidelberg University take part in IMPRS-HD: 
 ->  Max Planck Institute for Astronomy 
 ->  Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics 
 ->  Astronomisches Rechen-Institut 
 ->  Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics 
 ->  Landessternwarte Koenigstuhl
 ->  Heidelberg Institute of Theoretical Studies

IMPRS-HD is an independent part of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Fundamental Physics.

A wide range of astrophysical topics is covered in Heidelberg, among them 
 ** planet & star formation, metal-poor stars ** extrasolar planets & substellar objects ** astrometry ** formation, evolution & dynamics of galaxies ** active galactic nuclei & massive black holes ** gravitational lensing ** cosmology & structure formation ** high energy astrophysics, cosmic rays & search for non-baryonic dark matter ** instrumentation for astronomy & astro-particle physics **

IMPRS-HD offers several fellowships within the graduate program. We invite highly-qualified students aiming for a doctoral degree in astrophysics to apply by

-> November 21, 2015 for the academic year starting Sept. 2016

An earlier start of the research work is possible.

Applicants are generally required to expect a MSc (or equivalent) in Physics or Astronomy, including an extensive MSc thesis and a very good physics background.
For further information about IMPRS Heidelberg and details of the application procedure, refer to the web-site at http://acp.iwww.mpg.de/  

Data di pubblicazione: 20/08/2015