Application process

The IMPRS-RECHARGE invites and welcomes applications for a position as a doctoral fellow. Admitted fellows will receive financial aid for their research. All fellows will have to sign up or be signed up as doctoral candidates in one of the participating universities and will receive their degrees from these.

Open positions:

A successful candidate must

  • hold or be about to receive a Master's degree in a relevant subject from a research-oriented institution of higher education
  • have outstanding academic performance (rank at or near top of class)
  • have excellent oral and written English language skills
  • show aptitude for independent, creative work
  • have performed research and published (or submitted for publication) the results

Applications can only be submitted via our online application portal.

There is no application fee.


Mrs. Rita Groever, M.A. imprs(at) 




Catalysis for Sustainable Chemical Energy Conversion (CSCEC)

September 17th - 21th, 2017
NETZ, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy of Transition Metal Complexes

September 3rd - 9th, 2017
Wissenschaftspark Gelsenkirchen, Germany


Max Planck Research School

E-Mail: imprs(at)

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