PhD Positions in Biogeochemistry & Related Earth System Science in Germany, 2017

Deadline: 5 September 2017
Open to: both German and international applicants
Scholarship: fully funded


The Max Planck Institute offers PhD Positions in Biogeochemistry & related Earth System Science. These positions are available for both German and international applicants.

The aim of the positions is to provide an opportunity for young researchers.

Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses a unique and flexible research program that grants German and foreign students.


Applicants hold (or are about to receive) a Master of Science or equivalent

Entrance Requirement: Master’s degree in biogeochemistry, geosciences, geoecology, geography, remote sensing, environmental science, physics, mathematics, computer science, chemistry, biology, ecology, soil science or related sciences


PhD positions are fully funded either with a scholarship or a contract.

Scholarship can be taken in:

  • Biogeochemistry;
  • Geosciences;
  • Geoecology;
  • Geography;
  • Remote sensing;
  • Environmental science;
  • Physics;
  • Mathematics;
  • Computer science;
  • Chemistry;
  • Biology;
  • Ecology;
  • Soil science and related sciences.

How to Apply?

Applicants can apply via online mode

Fill the application form.

For more information please visit the official website.

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