Join the MPGC!

The Max Planck Graduate Center for Quantum Materials offers first-class education and training in a stimulating research environment. We are looking for highly motivated PhD students who have a record of excellence in their previous studies. Applicants are expected to have an outstanding Bachelor or Master degree in a field of study which is well-aligned with our research activities. Candidates from any country can apply for admission to our Center. Gender balance is an important issue for us, and we particularly welcome applications from female candidates. Furthermore, we encourages applications from individuals with disabilities.

For the 2022/23 applicants:
We are currently viewing submitted applications.
You will receive the information whether you have been shortlisted in January 2023.


The online Selection Symposium will take place from 01.-03. February 2023. Invitations will be sent out by mid-January.
During the Selection Symposium, each candidate will give a presentation - 15 min talk + 5 min for questions. Interviews will take place during and in the week following the symposium (starting Monday, 06.02.). More information will be give in the invitation email.