The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling

The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM) offers a structured, interdisciplinary and international program for graduate students who want to earn a PhD degree. The main focus of our doctoral program is to advance our understanding of processes and dynamics in the Earth system as well as our prediction skills.

IMPRS-ESM is a joint program by the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and the Universität Hamburg (UHH).

As IMPRS-ESM doctoral candidate, you benefit from:

  • A vital international campus and research environment, with English as working language
  • High quality research facilities, including access to high-performance computing resources at the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ)
  • Being member of an international research group
  • Personalized PhD supervision (Advisory Panel system) and mentoring
  • Personalized support for advanced academic training
  • Lively exchange with peers, supervisors and more programme members when presenting your project on our annual retreat
  • Financial support for your advanced academic activities such as courses and conferences – based on your individual needs and interests
  • Financial security (doctoral contract) for your PhD term of 3 years
  • A highly competitive annual recruitment and selection process
  • Substantial administrative support by the IMPRS-ESM coordination team; you will be able to settle in quickly and focus on your research
  • A doctoral degree that is awarded by the Universität Hamburg

Research

Training

People and Academic Environment

Structure and Support

Application

Getting in touch

IMPRS Office

+49 (0)40 41173 - 467
office.imprs@we dont want spammpimet.mpg.de

Bundesstrasse 53 | 2nd floor | room 202 (right behind the elevators)


IMPRS-ESM is a joint program by the

Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

and the
Universität Hamburg


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