PhD Fellowship program

We want to give doctoral students the opportunity to conduct research in an attractive and international environment together with renowned scientists. They should be given the opportunity to work at an innovative local research infrastructure as well as to participate in large-scale experiments worldwide as part of a large research community.

The MPA Fellowships for doctoral students are awarded exclusively on the basis of the scientific excellence of the applicants. The selected fellows receive an attractive salary of 2/3 of an E13 position as well as individual travel and research funding.

Applicants are encouraged to make themselves familiar with PRISMA+ research areas and to name a potential supervisor from among the PRISMA+-members. They must have an outstanding Master's degree in one of the following fields

  • Elementary Particle Physics
  • Hadron and Nuclear physics
  • Atomic Physics and Physics with Ultra-Cold Neutrons
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Astroparticle physics
  • Theoretical Particle, Hadron and Nuclear Physics

The call for proposals for 2021 ended on April 30. A new call is expected to be issued in spring 2022.