PhD students who join the IMPRS for Quantum Science and Technology are part of a large community, establish networks, and have their thesis work complemented by an educational program. The curriculum consists of:

  • Four courses on QST (1st and 2nd year of PhD)
  • Annual Summer School (every year)
  • Regular seminars (organized by students)
  • Soft-skills and interdisciplinary training
  • International research stay: 1-3 months


List of courses for the curriculum

The complete list of courses recognized for the IMPRS-QST curriculum includes lectures and seminars that are regularly taught at MPQ/LMU/TUM, supplememented by additional ones with a more specialized QST focus.


Further links to course catalogues at TUM and LMU

Please note that due to the coronavirus situation, the universites are operating under several restrictions. The lectures of the summer semester 2020 will start on April 20, as planned, but most courses will be offered online. Courses which require physical presence will be postponed. 


For more information about the current status can be found at:


TUM: Coronavirus information


LMU: Coronavirus information


Graduate Schools

Enrollment at the Graduate Programs of the participating universities:

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