- IMPRS HD
Following the last IMPRS call for applications with deadline November 22, 2016, we have received 239 applications.
The 12th generation of IMPRS students have started their PhD studies in September 2016 with the IMPRS seminar 2016/17.
Summerschool 2016 announced
Topic is Astrostatistics & Data Mining
IMPRS seminar retreat
March 16-18, 2016, in Annweiler, Trifels
The IMPRS call for applications have received 195 applications. Deadline was November 21, 2015.
The 11th generation of IMPRS students have started their PhD studies in September 2015 with the IMPRS seminar 2015/16.
IMPRS-HD extension granted for 2017-2022: After a successful evaluation of IMPRS-HD in June 2015, a further extension was granted by the Max Planck President
25-yrs of Hubble celebration with Peter Zeidler
Hubble celebration image published in collaboration with IMPRS student Peter Zeidler
Summerschool 2015 announced
The topic is Dynamics of the ISM and Star Formation
Information about all Institutes in the framework of IMPRS HD can be found in the following pages.
Working on top of the LINC-NIRVANA bench
Pepraring the LINC-NIRVANA Ground Layer Wavefront Sensor
Exploring the Tarantula Nebula
Some little theory
Welcome seminar for the new student generation
Tree climbing during an IMPRS retreat
Discussing data reduction results
Welcome to the webpage of the
International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy and Cosmic Physics
at the University of Heidelberg (IMPRS-HD).
IMPRS-HD has been established 2004 and started its academic activities 2005.
IMPRS-HD aims to offer outstanding research and training opportunities with excellent instrumental, observational, and theoretical research facilities. Research at IMPRS-HD covers a wide range of topics in astronomy and astrophysics.
IMPRS-HD is open for students from all countries and offers fellowships available per year for both international and national students.
We invite highly-qualified students who aim for a doctoral degree in the area of astronomy or astrophysics to apply.
Since autumn 2007 IMPRS-HD is an independent part of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Fundamental Physics, HGSFP. A poll published 2010 by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) concluded that Heidelberg is Germany's most popular university for international doctoral students.
Our next call for applications (for term fall 2018) will be summer
2017 with the deadline in Nov. 2017.
Dead line for next term (fall 2017) applications was
November 22, 2016.
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