Center for NanoScience (CeNS)

Welcome to our online application tool! Thank you very much for your interest in a PhD position at the Center for NanoScience Munich. You can find detailed information about CeNS on our website: http://www.cens.de


In order to apply, you have to register first. For this, you have to enter your name and choose a username and password. You will then instantly receive a confirmation email with an activation link. You will then be able to enter your applications details.

Attention: In rare cases, some email accounts will classify the confirmation email as spam. If you do not receive a confirmation email after registering, please check you spam folder.


PhD projects

Please specify, which groups at CeNS you are interested in and write a research proposal for a project you would like to investigate during your PhD or PostDoc at CeNS. You find details about the CeNs reserch groups on our webpage: http://www.cens.de/research/groups/



Letters of recommendation

For your application, two letters of recommendation (e.g. from your Master and Bachelor supervisor) are required. Please contact your referees as soon as possible and get their affirmation to write a recommendation on your behalf. Then fill out the tabs for referee contacts in the application form and follow further instructions. Once authorized by you, the coordination office will invite the referee to submit his/her letter of recommendation electronically.  Other forms of reference letters (mail, PDF) will not be accepted. 

Provided documents

Please note that all documents that you are asked to upload for your application (such as certificates and transcripts of records) have to be uncrypted PDF files or .jpg files!


Minimum requirements for PhD positions

- Bachelor Degree or equivalent in either the field of physics, chemistry or life sciences
- either prepare for a Master Degree in one of the same fields or hold a Master Degree or equivalent
- excellent grades
- a very good command of the English language
- strong scientific motivation
- interest in interdisciplinary research

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 June 2013 12:44