International Max Planck Research School for Quantum Science and Technology (IMPRS-QST)

Open PhD Positions in the IMPRS for Quantum Science and Technology

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Join our International Max Planck Research School for your PhD in Quantum Science and Technology starting 2023!

The IMPRS-QST, based in Munich, is a joint program of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the Technical University of Munich. It offers an excellent and coherent graduate program across the fields of atomic physics, quantum optics, solid-state physics, material science, quantum information theory, and quantum many-body systems. PhD students are supported in developing research at the highest quality level in a stimulating international and interdisciplinary environment, and also receive a structured education in QST, including basic and specialized courses, as well as annual summer schools, soft skills courses and industry contact.

The IMPRS-QST is part of the Munich Quantum Valley (MQV) and also closely connected to the Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST)


The IMPRS-QST is committed to recruiting extraordinary students from diverse backgrounds and meeting them with openness and respect. We explicitly encourage female candidates to apply and welcome students from all countries!

Applicants must have completed a Master’s degree (or equivalent) with very good grades.


Based on the evaluation by the admission committee, applicants will be shortlisted for online interviews. Upon performance at these remote interviews, applicants might still be nominated and invited for on-site interviews if necessary.

For program details and online application, please visit our website

All applications are reviewed and evaluated based on scientific competence, personal motivation, letters of recommendation, and suitability for the program. Incomplete applications or applications received by email or regular mail will not be considered.

This video gives you an overview of the IMPRS-QST program:  

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Open PhD Positions in the IMPRS for Quantum Science and Technology
Hans-Kopfermann-Str. 1 Garching bei München, Germany
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