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

  • online registration: actived on 22nd March 2021
  • deadline for application: 2nd May 2021 (24:00 Berlin Time)
  • deadline for submission of reference letter: 5th May 2021 (24:00 Berlin Time)
  • online interviews: 28th June - 9th July 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.



Winter Selection 2022:

  • online registration: Sept/Oct 2021
  • deadline for application:  End of October 2021 (24:00 Berlin Time)
  • interview in Dortmund: End January/Beginning February 2022