14 of February, 2019


Berlin, Germany.

(Partially Funded)


International Max Planck Research School for Biology And Computation.

The new graduate program IMPRS for Biology And Computation (IMPRS-BAC) provides an education for students at the interface of molecular life sciences and computational sciences. This will be based on perspective and supervision from both ends – experimental and computational – and suit students with degrees in molecular biology, biochemistry, mathematics, bioinformatics or any related areas.

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The International Max Planck Research School for Biology And Computation offers you a dual education with supervision from experimental and computational groups and the opportunity to carry out research at the interface of biology, bioinformatics, mathematics, and biochemistry. Our research groups work in epigenetics, bioinformatics, developmental biology, mathematics, sequence analysis, gene regulation, RNA biology, mechanobiology, protein biochemistry, stem cells and differentiation, statistics, molecular evolution, biophysics and more.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Biology
  • Computation
  • Sciences
  • Computational sciences

Required Languages

English, Germany.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Most of our students come into the program with a master’s degree in a relevant subject (e.g. molecular biology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, mathematics, physics, biotechnology).
  • For exceptional students with a bachelor’s degree only we offer the preparatory program which allows you to attend lectures for three semesters and start on your Ph.D. research after a qualifying exam, without submitting a master’s thesis.
  • Some knowledge of German may be required for the preparatory program.
  • Our students come from all over the world and our working language is English.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • All of our Ph.D. students receive a contract or stipend providing them with sufficient funds to live on in Berlin.
  • The amount and type will vary depending on the funding body.
  • Some travel funding is also provided.
  • There are no tuition fees in Germany, there is only an administrative fee to be paid to the university of 300 – 350 Euro per semester.

How to Apply

First Step: 

  • Collect your documents:
  1. Letter of motivation.
  2. A formal CV.
  3. Certificates (you should gain your degree before October 2019).
  4. The names of two referees who will write a reference letter by the deadline.
  5. Research proposal(best based on the project proposals from the faculty labs which will be available in autumn).
  • Create new account and log in

Second Step:

  • Fill in the IMPRS application form online.

Third Step:

  • Upload your documents.

Fourth Step:

  • Submit your application.

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