Application for the IMPRS-CS PhD Fellowship for International Students in Germany – 2019/2020 Entry is now open at the IMPRS-CS in Germany.
The International Max Planck Research School for Computer Science (IMPRS-CS) is a graduate school jointly run by the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems and Saarland University.This is a fully funded graduate program.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
IMPRS-CS PHD FELLOWSHIP ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- German and international applicants can apply for this PhD position.
- Hold or be about to receive a Master’s degree in Computer Science (or an equivalent degree) from a research-oriented institution of higher education
- Have outstanding academic performance (rank at or near top of class)
- Have excellent oral and written English language skills
- Show aptitude for independent, creative work
- Have performed research and published (or submitted for publication) the results
- Submission of TOEFL scores, TSE scores or the Cambridge Certificate is strongly encouraged but not compulsory. TOEFL-code for Saarland University is 8399.
IMPRS-CS PHD FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
- Application mode is online.
Application must include:
- a Bachelor’s and Master’s certificate (if available)
- school leaving certificate
- academic transcripts from Bachelor and Master study
- a resume
- three names and email addresses of professors or similar willing to give reference for the candidate (Please note that only official, as opposed to private, e-mail addresses will be accepted)
- a personal statement explaining the candidate’s motivation and reasons for pursuing a PhD in computer science at the International Max Planck Research School for Computer Science, whereby the candidate may state his/her preferred supervisor or research group
- submission of TOEFL scores , TSE scores or the Cambridge Certificate is strongly encouraged but not compulsory
- submission of GRE general and GRE Computer Science subject test scores is strongly encouraged but not compulsory
- an abstract of your Master’s thesis (If you haven’t submitted your thesis yet, please inform us when you will submit it to your supervisors and tell us their e-mail addresses.)
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before November 30, 2019 will be considered.
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