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External Award: Doctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Research School for Computer Science

September 23, 2016
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The International Max Planck Research School for Computer Science (IMPRS-CS) offers a fully funded graduate program in cooperation with the Saarbr├╝cken Graduate School of Computer Science at Saarland University.

The program leads to a doctoral degree (PhD) and is open to students who already hold a research-oriented Master's degree in Computer Science (or an equivalent degree).

Admitted students will receive a support contract that covers all living expenses and tuition fees. These support contract recipients are automatically members of the Saarbr├╝cken Graduate School of Computer Science.
Applications should be submitted to the IMPRS-CS; members of the Graduate School are also involved in the admissions process.

The IMPRS-CS graduate program is organized in collaboration with the MPI for Informatics, the MPI for Software Systems, and the Department of Computer Science at Saarland University, all three of which rank among the very best scientific research institutions in Computer Science in Europe.

A successful candidate must:

  • hold or be about to receive a Master's degree in Computer Science (or an equivalent degree) from a research-oriented institution of higher education
  • have outstanding academic performance (rank at or near top of class)
  • have excellent oral and written English language skills
  • show aptitude for independent, creative work
  • have performed research and published (or submitted for publication) the results

The application deadline is November 15, 2016, for more details and to apply please see the International Max Planck Research School for Computer Science

 

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