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Interdisciplinary Neuroscience PhD Program, The Max Planck Institute For Biological Cybernetics And The University of Tübingen, 2020, Germany

Publish Date: Nov 16, 2019

Deadline: Dec 15, 2019

Interdisciplinary Neuroscience PhD Program

The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the University of Tübingen invite students from all over the world to apply for their interdisciplinary 5-year PhD program leading to a PhD in Neuroscience. Full funding will be available for top-ranked applicants.

We are seeking talented, curious and open-minded young scientists with strong backgrounds in neuroscience, biomedical sciences, computational science, applied mathematics, statistics, artificial intelligence, or engineering. Successful candidates will possess a burning aspiration to shape the future of neuroscience and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary, environment.

The application deadline is December 15, 2019.

Potential research topics cover a variety of fields in systems neuroscience, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, computational neuroscience, translational and clinical neuroscience as well as cellular and molecular

Teaching and research is conducted in English. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equity and welcomes applications from all backgrounds. We actively encourage applications from persons with disabilities.


Students from all countries in the world are welcome to apply.

The eligibility requirements are:

  • a Bachelor´s degree (GPA 2.5 or higher) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university or accredited academic institution. Students from Asian countries need to obtain the APS certificate.
  • three letters of recommendation stating that there is strong evidence that the applicant is capable of successfully completing the Master´s program and doing appropriate research at the doctoral level
  • proof of English proficiency. All applicants whose native language is not English must show proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or CAE). Exempted from this proof are students who (1) graduated from a college/university where the medium of instruction was English or (2) German students who had English as a foreign language at a German Gymnasium for at least 8 years.

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