Join the IMPRS-QST!

Become a part of our research school to enrich your doctoral journey in Quantum Science and Technology!

IMPRS-QST, a collaborative effort between the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and the Technical University of Munich, offers an outstanding graduate program spanning various disciplines including atomic physics, quantum optics, solid state physics, material science, quantum information theory, and quantum many-body systems.

At IMPRS-QST, we prioritize community and collaboration. Through a rich array of joint activities, we foster networking and scientific exchange, enhancing the doctoral experience for all.

Whether you're seeking direct admission through our annual application process or considering joining as a member after starting your PhD at one of our affiliated research groups, IMPRS-QST welcomes you to be a part of our thriving community.

A leading research center in Quantum Science and Technology

Quantum science and technology represent dynamic, interdisciplinary domains intersecting physics, mathematics, computer science, and material science. With over twenty experimental and theoretical research groups, Munich stands as a global leader in this rapidly evolving field.

Our international graduate program serves as a nexus, harnessing the collective expertise of Munich's diverse research groups into a unified platform for research and education. Here, doctoral students receive comprehensive, yet focused training at the highest level of academic excellence.


Max Planck Institute of Qauntum Optics
Hans-Kopfermann-Str. 1
Room: C2.31
85748 Garching, Germany
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