Our program is excited to continue its growth as it looks for great talent to join our existing cohort of IMPRS-IS scholars. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2023. Come join IMPRS-IS!
The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and the Universities of Stuttgart and Tübingen collaborate to offer an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, the International Max Planck Research School for Intelligent Systems (IMPRS-IS). IMPRS-IS will accept its eighth generation of Ph.D. students in spring of 2024.
IMPRS-IS is a key element of Baden-Württemberg’s Cyber Valley initiative to accelerate basic research and commercial development in artificial intelligence and robotics.
People with a strong academic background and a master’s degree (conferred or expected soon) in Engineering, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Mathematics, Control Theory, Neuroscience, Materials Science, Physics, or related fields should apply.
Our renowned faculty include Amirreza Aghakhani, Aamir Ahmad, Zeynep Akata, Frank Allgöwer, Kai O. Arras, Robert Bamler, Christian F. Baumgartner, Philipp Berens, Matthias Bethge, Michael J. Black, Wieland Brendel, Andrés Bruhn, Andreas Bulling, Martin Butz, Luiz Chamon, Manfred Claassen, Caterina De Bacco, Katharina Eggensperger, Benedikt V. Ehinger, Carsten Eickhoff, Andreas Geiger, Jonas Geiping, Martin A. Giese, Moritz Hardt, Florian Hartmann, Daniel Häufle, Matthias Hein, Philipp Hennig, Christian Holm, Wenqi Hu, Andrea Iannelli, Christoph Keplinger, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Hyosang Lee, Hendrik Lensch, Nicole Ludwig, Sabine Ludwigs, Jakob Macke, Georg Martius, Celestine Mendler-Dünner, Michael Mühlebach, Sven Nahnsen, Mathias Niepert, Seong Joon Oh, Antonio Orvieto, Aniket Pal, Nico Pfeifer, Gerard Pons-Moll, Michael Pradel, Tian Qiu, C. David Remy, Alina Roitberg, Philipp Rothemund, Samira Samadi, Dieter Schmalstieg, Syn Schmitt, Bernhard Schölkopf, Sabine Schulte im Walde, Michael Sedlmair, Metin Sitti, Thomas Speck, Steffen Staab, Ingo Steinwart, Jörg Stückler, Justus Thies, Benjamin Unger, Alexander Verl, Claire Vernade, Ulrike von Luxburg, Felix Wichmann, Bob Williamson, Andreas Wortmann, Thomas Wortmann, and Charley M. Wu.
Associated faculty include R. Harald Baayen, Franz Baumdicker, Peter Dayan, Jonathan Fiene, Konstantin Genin, Bedartha Goswami, Ksenia Keplinger, Miriam Klopotek, Anna Levina, Kay Nieselt, Peter Pott, Gunther Richter, Ludovic Righetti, Maria Wirzberger, and Thomas Wolfers.
Intelligent systems that can successfully perceive, act, and learn in complex environments hold great potential for aiding society. We seek doctoral students who are curious, creative, and passionate about research to join our school and help advance human knowledge about intelligent systems.
We seek to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented, so we explicitly encourage women to apply. We are committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourage them to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and alue diversity at our institutions.
Admission will be competitive. If selected, you will receive funding via an employment contract, subject to the rules of the Max Planck Society and the two participating universities.
You can apply at https://imprs.is.mpg.de/application before 11:59 p.m. (23:59) CET on November 15, 2023.
Finalists will be invited to selection interviews that will take place from February 1 to 9.
For further information, please visit https://imprs.is.mpg.de