Routes into MPIBR

The Max Planck Institute for Brain Research is a fundamental research and scientific training institution focused on understanding the brain. We are looking for people with unconventional ideas and excellent performance.

Our online module is currently down. To apply, please send your application documents, including a letter of motivation, your CV and certificates (in one PDF document) via Email to info(at) Please indicate your desired time and duration of stay as well as up to max. two departments you are interested in. Please note that we only accept applications written in English.

If you have already applied recently and did not received a response yet, please re-apply as indicated above and indicate the date of your initial application. We very much apologize for these incoveniences and are looking forward to receiving your applications.

For further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our reception desk at 069 / 850033-0.