Prof. Dr. Alon Chen

Director, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Phone:+49 89-30622-586


Dr. Michael Mende
Dr. Michael Mende
Program Coordinator
Phone: +49 89 30622-273

Welcome to the IMPRS-TP

Welcome to the website of the new International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP).

The IMPRS-TP PhD program provides first class training to internationally outstanding students who are passionate about psychiatric research. In addition to traditional PhD positions, we offer a unique integrated PhD/residence program in psychiatry to exceptional medical doctors.

Timeline of important dates

  • All applications have to be submitted through our Online Application Tool. The link to the tool will be activated October/November 2016.
  • Deadline for application is: January 05, 2017 (12:00 - noon Central European Time)
  • Deadline for submission of reference letters: January 12, 2017 (24:00 - midnight Central European Time)
  • Notification of candidates: End of January 2017
  • Interview days in Munich: March 06-08 2017

The IMPRS-TP is comprised of faculty members affiliated with

Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry

Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

Department of Psychiatry, LMU Munich

Center for Neuropathology and Prion Research, LMU Munich

Institute of Psychiatric Phenomics and Genomics, LMU Munich

Department of Neuroanatomy, LMU Munich

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