IMPRS Solar System School: A PhD programme in Astrophysics in Germany

Next call for applications to be published in summer 2022

November 10, 2021

The call for general applications 2022/23 will be published in summer 2022.

Thank you very much for your interest in our IMPRS program, for which details are available at

We do not have a call open beyond 1 November 2021, but will be issuing a call in August 2022 again (probably with an application deadline of 1 November). You should preferably send your application in response to that call once published so that you can be sure to meet all the formal requirements. Once the call is out, you will be able to find all relevant information on the Solar System School's web pages. For now, you can refer to the last Call 2021 to obtain an idea which documents we would require for a complete application.

Please plan ahead for any admission tests that you may be required to take, such as an English language test or a GRE Subject Test in Physics.

Starting from 1 May 2022, you may already create an account for your on-line application for the upcoming call via

You will then be notified about any updates with respect to the upcoming call.

Completed applications may be submitted through our on-line application portal starting from 1 September 2022.

You can also browse through the list of the previous call's PhD projects at

This list will be updated in time for the next call. Please make sure to check it again closer to the deadline, before submission of your application.

If you have any questions, please check if they are maybe already answered in the FAQ at

Yearly time line

Register starting in May each year

PhD projects in previous calls

Admission tests

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