The Max Planck School of Photonics (MPSP) is a highly ranked interdisciplinary graduate school in Germany that offers a fully funded incorporated M.Sc. and Ph.D. program in photonics for excellent graduates from all over the world. Our Ph.D. candidates can conduct their research at one of the network partner institutions, i.e. top-ranking German universities or renowned research institutions in many different locations across Germany.
Eligibility for Fully funded Photonics Graduate Program in Germany
By the time of admission to the program, applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree with significant exposure to physics, engineering or a related subject (B.Sc., B.Eng., or B.Tech. and M.Sc., M.Eng. or M.Tech.) depending on the program for which you are applying. More information on the required documents is available here.
Benefits of Fully funded Photonics Graduate Program in Germany
As a Ph.D. candidate at the Max Planck School of Photonics, you conduct research with the brightest minds in all of Germany. We offer excellent young talents the chance to take the next quantum leap in photonics research – with a unique network, high-class research facilities, and full scholarships instead of tuition fees. In addition to excellent networking opportunities, the MPSP also offers a supporting curriculum to foster interactions between the various photonics-related disciplines, build up the research network, and to advance personal and professional skills.
How to Apply for Fully funded Photonics Graduate Program in Germany
Applications can be submitted via an online platform during the application phase which will start on August 15th, 2020.
First, applicants are required to submit their online applications. Shortlisted candidates will then be mandated to take an online test. In the last step, candidates that did well in the online test will be interviewed through Skype or telephone. Here, some of their fellows will talk to you about your (future) research, you may also have to prepare a short presentation (more details will follow when you are invited to the interview). In the application interviews, they try to assign you to those Fellows who work in the research fields you are interested in.
For more details see the application page here.
The application phase ends on December 1st, 2020 for admission in summer 2021.
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