Quantum Ecosystem and IMPRS-QST Program

Exceptional Graduate Training in Munich's Vibrant Landscape

Munich is a hub of excellence in the field of quantum science and technology, renowned for its diverse and comprehensive approach to research. Central to this thriving ecosystem are the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and the Technichal University of Munich. These institutions are recognized as key players, both nationally and internationally, contributing significantly to the advancement of quantum knowledge and technology. Together, they form the foundation of the IMPRS for Quantum Science and Technology, collaborating seamlessly to leverage their expertise across complementary areas within the field. The broader quantum community in Munich, which includes a multitude of academic, research, and industrial partners fosters an environment of innovation, interdisciplinary exchange, and collective progress in the fascinating realm of quantum exploration.

Graduate training at the IMPRS-QST

Our aim is to recruit outstanding students and offer them a structured doctoral program which combines thesis research with an exceptional graduate education in the area of quantum science and technology.

As a student enrolled in our IMPRS program, you'll delve deeply into a scientific project tailored to your interests and expertise. Under the guidance of a Thesis Advisory Board, you'll have the opportunity to conduct independent research at the highest quality level. In addition to your research projects, you'll have access to a diverse array of educational resources, including lectures, seminars, and special events such as immersive summer schools and workshops focused on Quantum Science and Technology. These experiences not only enrich your academic journey but also foster collaboration and knowledge exchange within the quantum community.

Furthermore, our program is designed to equip you with essential transferable skills that are invaluable for success in both academia and industry. Through a series of tailored courses, you'll develop critical skills such as effective communication, project management, and scientific writing, empowering you to excel in your chosen career path. For more detailed information about the various components of our comprehensive graduate training program, please explore the dedicated section provided on our website.

Fields of research and research groups

Explore the Research and Training section for insights into the diverse fields of research within IMPRS-QST and a directory of participating groups and principal investigators.

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