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Application for the Guest Program and for PostDoc positions

To apply for a stay at the MPIM, please fill out the online application form and provide all required documents. If you have any questions, please contact us at application@mpim-bonn.mpg.de.

There is only one form, both for the Guest program as well as for Postdoc positions. We first list common features, small distinctions follow afterwards.

The selection committee meets three times per year. The deadline for the next application is November 16, 2018. All required documents need to be uploaded by then, including two recommendation letters.

You need a PhD prior to the starting date of your intended visit, and your research interests should be represented in Bonn.

Important practical issues:

You need at least 2 letters of recommendation but it is possible to have more letters. It is very important to input current email addresses for the recommendation letter writers, as once you upload your application (and only then!) a request for writing a recommendation letter is sent automatically to these addresses. A timely uploading of your application is therefore essential for the letter writers to have sufficient time to finish their work before our deadline.

Guest Program Applications (for mathematicians with a job elsewhere):

It is best to apply about one year before the intended starting date of your stay. During June-July we are usually overbooked and hence have to be very strict with invitations for that period. The application period can be up to one year.

Postdoc Applications:

Please try to apply in our November or January meetings if you plan to come in the fall after you received your PhD. In this case you can apply for up to two years and we will assign a Mentor to you, who will introduce you to their research group in Bonn.

Application for the IMPRS Moduli Spaces

Application

Since 1st of December 2011 the IMPRS shares an online application
website with its partner Bonn International Graduate School Mathematics:
http://www.bigs-math.uni-bonn.de/application/online-application/

In addition to CV, statement of purpose, degrees and academic records,
proficiency in English and 2 letters of recommendation, which you should
submit at the online application website, we ask you for a copy of your
Bachelor's or Master's thesis if available (electronic version
prefered). Send this to:

Email

imprs$@$mpim-bonn$.$mpg$.$de

Address

Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics
IMPRS-ModuliSpaces
P.O. Box 7280
D-53072 Bonn
Germany

Important Notes

  • Visa: Students from most countries outside the European Union will have to apply for a visa to study in Germany. For details, ask the nearst German Embassy or Consulate, advisably before you send the application. Usually you must submit a letter from us stating that you are accepted, and a proof of financial support (e.g. award of IMPRS scholarship).
  • The deadline for the summer term is December 15. The deadline for the winter term is May 15. Applications will be considered by a Committee. Expect an answer within four weeks after the deadline.

 

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