Call for Applications

The call for applications of the tenth round is now open. Please follow the instructions below to apply.

We welcome excellent students to apply to the program (deadline December 1, 2019 for positions starting in the Fall of 2020). You can only apply via our electronic registration system. After the deadline, the Faculty members will select around 25 students to participate in the interview symposium taking place on February 12-13, 2020 in Frankfurt. Shortly after the symposium, the students will receive a letter with an offer or rejection.

You can apply to the IMPRS in the following steps:

  • You can register at You will have to mention two names of recommenders who will recieve an automatic email to upload their letter of recommendation. Please note that the recommenders also need to provide the material before the deadline of December 1, 2019.
  • After you submit your information you will recieve a code which can be used to upload your diplomas/transcripts and CV at
  • Your application is only complete if you submit all the information and we receive the letter of recommendations of both referees, all before the deadline.

Please contact the IMPRS coordinator if you have any questions and refer to the FAQ section for additional information.




Dr. Irina Epstein
Coordinator IMPRS for Neural Circuits

T: +49 69 850033-2900
M: +49 175 2647988