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).
- 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
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