Items to provide

Once you have completed step1 of our application procedure you will recieve a link to our application database. In our application form you will be asked to provide the following documents as one PDF file:

1. Secondary school leaving certificate
Your secondary school leaving certificate (equivalent to 'high school' or German 'Abitur').


2. Academic records
Submit your official transcripts of academic records from every post-secondary institution which you attended for at least one year as a full-time student. Academic records should give information on the type and content of courses taken (Diploma Supplement) and the grades you received. Your rank in class should be noted whenever possible. If the institution does not issue records in German or English, original language records must be submitted with translations. At this stage of the application process you can submit non-certified documents.


3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)


4. Proof of English language ability

If your native language is not English, proof of an adequate command of spoken and written English is required for admission.

5. Statement of Purpose

Please provide a statement of purpose describing

  • why you wish to become a member of the IMPRS-MOB
  • your preparation for this field of study
  • your future career plans.

Please describe the area of natural science that you find most interesting, your previous research experience, and other aspects of your background and interests which may aid the selection committee in evaluating your attitude and motivation for the program.

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