Welcome to IMPRS—Mic Marburg: a graduate school for environmental, cellular and molecular microbiology

The International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology (IMPRS-MIC) is a graduate school offering an international PhD program and excellent research possibilities for young scientists. The school is a collaboration between the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology and the Philipps-Universität Marburg. Research areas covered are:

  • biogeochemistry
  • cellular & molecular microbiology
  • microbial biochemistry
  • modeling
  • molecular ecology
  • parasitology
  • plant-microbe interactions



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We are looking for young scientists with outstanding qualification! Interested? We are waiting for your application. The application period ends on January 31 for candidates requiring a visa for admittance to Germany List of countries (Auswärtiges Amt); applications from candidates who do not require a visa are due March 01 of the year of enrollment. The program starts in October each year.