International Research Scholarships at Max Planck Research School

If you are a Masters graduate and plan to continue your further education in Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences, International Max Planck Research School for Molecular and Cellular Life Science is offering scholarships for IMPRS-LS PhD programs. A minimum of 1450 EURO and living expenses in Munich will be covered for the successful applicants.

Deadline: 06 Jan 2015




Offered Programmes:

Molecular/Biological and Life Sciences.

Degree Level:

Doctorate (Research)


For PhD Program:

A Master degree in science or equivalent. Your final eligibility will however be established after the complete submissions of your application. Should you have any questions regarding this, please feel free to get in touch with IMPRS coordination office.

Special Cases:

Medical background candidates who have an MBBS degree can only apply for a medical doctoral degree of doctorate in Medicine. Candidates with a veterinary medicine qualification can only obtain a doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine. Those students who have already started their PhD in one of the laboratories of an IMPRS faculty member before the start of 2015, they are not eligible to apply in the next episode of this scholarship program.


  • An overall minimum monthly stipend 1450 Euros covering living expenses in the Munich area.
  • Tuition fee exemption. [At Ludwig Maximilian University and Technical University Munich, only the registration fee of 110 Euro needs to be paid.
  • 400 – 450 Euros per month as rent for an apartment for a single person and assistance will be provided in arranging suitable accommodation.
  • For all the students getting enrolled in doctoral programs, health insurance is obligatory and the administration will help with finding suitable plans.
  • 1000 – 1300 Euros per month as living cost in Munich for a single person.

Number of Scholarships:

Around 30 to 40 scholarship awards are available.


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