Time line of the next IMPRS-LM (formerly IMPRS-CMB) selection:

  • online registration: activated from 15th September 2020
  • deadline for application: 4th November 2020 (24:00 Berlin Time)
  • deadline for submission of reference letters: 12th November 2020 (24:00 CET)
  • Interview in Dortmund: 8th - 10th February 2021

Once the application phase is concluded, the coordination office and faculty members will review all complete applications.
Candidates will be short-listed based on their academic qualifications, motivation letter, scientific background and recommendation letters.

The interview will take place at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund.
IMPRS-LM provides support regarding VISA application and reimburses ALL costs for travel and accommodation during the interviews.
Invited candidates will be interviewed by a panel of faculty members, after which, they will meet the group leaders in one to one interviews. Moreover, there will be also the chance to meet our current students to learn more about our program and the ongoing research in the participating groups.

Offers will be sent to successful candidates a week after the interviews.



Summer Selection 2021:

  • online registration: March/April 2021
  • deadline for application:  End of April 2021 (24:00 Berlin Time)
  • interview in Dortmund: End June/Beginning July 2021