Website Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL | Our International Max Planck Research School is a local collaboration between the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research and the University of Cologne, Germany. International students are closely supervised by an advisory committee, receive training in professional skills and are supported to share their scientific insights. All training is in English.


THE RESEARCH | Our mission is to study fundamental biological processes in plants and to create knowledge and material that can empower innovative plant breeding. All projects are detailed at


YOUR PROFILE | You are a highly qualified and motivated student from any nationality and hold, or expect to hold, a Master’s degree in a related subject. You have a proved track record of academic and research excellence and are fluent in written and spoken English.

OUR OFFER | We provide an excellent, international and interdisciplinary research environment with state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty. Positons are fully funded for 3 years.


  • Apply by January 6TH 2023 at
  • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed online between March 20–23RD 2023
  • Selected applicants can start the PhD from summer 2023


•             Find details at

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