Training programs

IMPRS for the Mechanisms of Mental Function and Dysfunction

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for The Mechanisms of Mental Function and Dysfunction (MMFD) provides state-of-the-art training and research under the guidance of leading neuroscientists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and computational scientists in Tübingen. Excellent graduates with a BSc or MSc degree will enjoy an unparalleled opportunity to start their research career in neuroscience.

The IMPRS-MMFD offers a combined MSc/Ph.D. program to outstanding BSc graduates. IMPRS students will not only receive admission to one of the GTC´s regular MSc programs, but additionally a commitment from the IMPRS faculty to offer them a Ph.D. position after their excellent and successful MSc graduation. Students who are already hold an MSc degree can directly access the doctoral research phase of the IMPRS program.

The IMPRS is a joint project of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the University of Tübingen. It is embedded in the Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience (GTC) and thus benefits from more than 20 years of successful cooperation in the training of young neuroscientists.

Are you interested to join the IMPRS MMFD? Find detailed information about the program and the application process here.