International Max Planck Research School on Reactive
Structure Analysis for Chemical Reactions (IMPRS-RECHARGE)

Online application for the IMPRS-RECHARGE PhD/doctoral program


This questionnaire is intended for all students who wish to apply for a PhD/doctoral position at the International Max Planck Research School on Reactive Energy Conversion for Chemical Reactions (IMPRS-RECHARGE).

You will need the following documents as pdf files:

  • motivation letter
  • CV
  • all university degree certificates
  • all university marksheets/transcripts
  • language requirement (TOEFL scores, TSE scores or the Cambridge Certificate)
  • certificates of additional qualifications, if appropriate

Please note that entries and uploaded files will not be saved. Complete the questionnaire and upload the files before pressing the submission button. After successful online submission you will receive confirmation by e-mail to the address you provided.

Please note that application data will not be accessible after submission for any improvements or additions. Applicants can send important documents, which had not been available at the time of application (e.g. the master degree certificate) or notify changes of contact details (e.g. mail address, phone number) to the IMPRS-RECHARGE office.

Please note that applicants are obliged to fill out every field marked with an asterisk*.


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1. Personal information


1.1 Personal Data

*Salutation
*Last Name(s)
*First Name
Middle name(s)
*Date of BirthYear Month Day:
*Nationality
*e-mail address (only one)

1.2 Current Address

*Street
*Postal ZIP Code
*City
*Country
*Phone Number (incl. country code)

* 1.3Most recent degree (may also be expected this year)

* 1.4Intended start of the PhD/doctoral studies in
(month / year)



2. Research Group Preference



The applicant may state the preferred research group(s) (up to 3 choices)






















3. University Education


Universities or colleges attended, and degrees awarded or expected. Indicate your cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA), if applicable, together with the maximum value that can be achieved at your university/college.

* 3.1 Universities or colleges attended
(current / recent enrollment)
* Major Subject* Dates attended
Name
fromYear Month
City
tillYear Month
Country

* Degree* Date of Completion* Grade Point Average / Average Mark* Title of Thesis
(awarded/expected)(may also be expected this year)achieved
(number)
max. possible
(number)


Year Month



3.2 Universities or colleges attended
(earlier enrollment)
Major SubjectDates attended
Name
fromYear Month
City
tillYear Month
Country

DegreeDate of CompletionGrade Point Average / Average MarkTitle of Thesis
(awarded)achieved
(number)
max. possible
(number)


Year Month



3.3 Other universities or colleges attended
(earlier enrollment)
Major SubjectDates attended
Name
fromYear Month
City
tillYear Month
Country

DegreeDate of CompletionGrade Point Average / Average MarkTitle of Thesis
(awarded)achieved
(number)
max. possible
(number)


Year Month



4. Application Documents


4.1Please upload the following files as single pdf documents:

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  • a personal statement (not more than 500 words) explaining the motivation for pursuing a PhD/doctoral position on the IMPRS-RECHARGE program

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  • CV

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  • Bachelor's degree certificate (or equivalent)
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  • B.Sc. marksheet/transcripts

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  • Master's degree certificate (or equivalent). If you have not submitted the Master's thesis yet, please upload an abstract of the thesis.
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  • M.Sc. marksheet/transcripts
If you have not submitted the Master's thesis yet, please fill in the box below with the expected submission date, supervisors name and his/her e-mail address.

Thesis submission date

Name of supervisor, his/her e-mail address

  • school leaving certificate

  • certificates of additional qualifications, if appropriate



4.2Language Skills:

The working language of the IMPRS-RECHARGE program is English. How would you rank your English skills? Other language skills may be added.

*English
Have you taken an English language proficiency test?
If yes, please upload TOEFL scores, TSE scores or the Cambridge Certificate (strongly encouraged but not compulsory. Please note that English language certificates might be required for enrolment at the respective university.)



4.3 Letters of Reference

Give at least two names with e-mail addresses of professors or similar willing to give a reference. These referees will be informed automatically by e-mail how to enter the recommendation online. Please contact your professors in advance and let them know that we will contact them to ask for a reference. (Please note that only official, as opposed to private, e-mail addresses will be accepted). Note that applications will not be processed without two letters of reference.


1st referee
*Last Name * First Name
Title
*Official e-mail address
(only one)
Position
*Institution
Faculty
Department
Street
Postal ZIP Code
*City
*Country


2nd referee
*Last Name * First Name
Title
*Official e-mail address
(only one)
Position
*Institution
Faculty
Department
Street
Postal ZIP Code
*City
*Country


5. Publications


* 5.1Please give the total number of your publications

5.2Please list your publications which are relevant to your application to the IMPRS-RECHARGE (up to 5)

Title / Publication TypeJournalVolume / Issue/
Pages
AuthorsKey WordsYear



6. Conference Presentations


Please fill in for each of them:
- title
- type (poster / talk /other)
- name and place of conference
- organizer of conference
- date of conference



7. Research, Teaching and/or Working Experience


Please fill in for each:
- institution
- your position there
- from
- until
- further comments



8. Honors, Scholarships, Prizes, Awards


Please fill in for each of them:
- name
- description
- name of awarding institution and country
- date of the award



9. Temporary Employment Abroad


Please fill in for each of them:
- from - till
- activity and Institution



10. Extracurricular Activities





11. How Did You Learn about IMPRS-RECHARGE





12. Data Privacy Statement


The collected data will be processed for application, admission and statistics purposes only. Mandatory fields are indicated accordingly. Feel free to submit further optional data which might be useful for the application process.


The application process is jointly conducted by the Members of the International Max Planck Research School on Reactive Structure Analysis for Chemical Reactions (IMPRS-RECHARGE).


The submitted data will be stored on servers belonging to the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion. Individual and secured access to the data will be granted via a state-of-the-art method of encoding. The data will be archived for the duration of the selection process and the data of not admitted applicants will then be destroyed in a manner compliant with data protection regulations (for further reading please see https://cec.mpg.de/en/career/career/data-protection-information-for-applicants/).

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Please contact us at imprs.cec@cec.mpg.de, should you wish to withdraw your authorization to process any optional data.







This registration system has been created by GWDG, Göttingen.