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PhD Program in Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM)
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

Date Posted Jul. 5, 2018
Title PhD Program in Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM)
University Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
Department IMPRS-ESM (International Max Research School on Earth System Modelling)
Application Deadline Sep. 15, 2018
Position Start Date March 2019
  • Hamburg
  • Graduate Student
  • Atmospheric Sciences
    Sciences - General
    Chemistry - General
    Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
    Physics - General

The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM), located in Hamburg, Germany, offers fellowships to outstanding students interested in interdisciplinary climate research. Our doctoral candidates contribute to the understanding of the Earth system through the application, evaluation and development of a spectrum of Earth system models at different levels of complexity and at various spatial and temporal scales. Emphasizing the physical system, the School encompasses the broader field of Earth sciences, including economics and social sciences. The IMPRS-ESM strives to attract a diversity of talented women and men from all nationalities to research in the Earth system sciences.

The PhD program is open to applicants holding a Master’s degree (with written thesis) in physics, geophysical sciences (incl. meteorology and oceanography), chemistry, ecology, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, or political science. Also students currently still working on their MSc thesis are encouraged to apply.

Please apply online through our website until September 15, 2018. The selection procedure includes an interview (probably end of November 2018). Doctoral candidates receive financial support of about 1,650 Euros/month for a period of three years. There are no tuition fees but a semester fee is charged by the university. Funding will be available starting March 2019.

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Contact Information

  • Antje M. Weitz, PhD
    Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
    Bundesstr. 53
    Hamburg 20146


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