IMPRS-HD office

IMPRS-HD office

The IMPRS office takes care of the scientific and administrative logistics of the IMPRS school. Opening hours see below.  Contact is:

The IMPRS office is located at MPIA. We have open doors, please come by at any time (during the opening hours). We are also happy to visit you at your home institution for advice and discussions.

Please send any request to the office email address,

We advice you concerning:  your arrival to Heidelberg; about university registration and enrollment procedures; about visa issues, about accomodation issues; about IMPRS travel support and applications; about the IMPRS thesis committees; and the IMPRS curriculum.

We organize the yearly application procedures including the interview week.

We organize the IMPRS seminars and retreats; the IMPRS summer schools; and a few social events.

We issue your final IMPRS certifcate.

Detailed information about these issues is distributed over our webpages and should be easy to find when following the top navigation panel.

Nina Zhao

Nina Zhao

IMPRS assistant

Office 112 at MPIA

Office opening hours: Mon 9-5:30; Tue 9-3:30; Wed 10-4:30

The coordinator is supported by the IMPRS assistant, Nina Zhao, who helps coordinating the School by providing administrative support. Nina coordinates the IMPRS travel reimbursement, the booking for retreat excursions, the logistics for the IMPRS interviews, and further book keeping. She is typically approached when students hand in their travel documents or paperwork for the IMPRS certificate.
Christian Fendt

Christian Fendt

IMPRS scientific coordinator

Office 222 at MPIA

Opening hours: all day, 9-6 (except for teaching & traveling)

The IMPRS coordinator, Prof. Christian Fendt, is responsible for the daily operation of the IMPRS, including the IMPRS seminars and retreats, the summer schools, the application and selection procedures, the elections of student representatives, the IMPRS social events, and the overall IMPRS budget. He is also the contact person for all IMPRS students for questions regarding the university procedures. Also, in case that problems arise during the PhD research, Christian can be contacted.
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