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International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy & Astrophysics

A joint  PhD School by the Max Planck Society and the Universities of Bonn and Cologne

The school offers a broad spectrum of topics in observational and theoretical, galactic and extragalactic astrophysics, observational and theoretical cosmology, fundamental physics with astronomical tools and instrumentation. Read more

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Otto Hahn Medal awarded to IMPRS alumnus Andrew Cameron

IMPRS alumnus Andrew Cameron received the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for his thesis on pulsar searches.Congratulations!

Update on student selection process

For our Nov 15th deadline we received 120 applications from  highly qualified and motivated students. 55 of those have been selected and invited for interviews via Skype. Those interviews will be coducted the second and [...]

IMPRS for A&A funded with 2.65 Million Euro to continue its activities beyond 2020

The IMPRS for A&A underwent an extensive review by independent evaluators. As a result the Max Society will secure the continuation of its activity for 6 years beyond the current funding period, which ends in [...]

2016 Otto Hahn Medal awarded to Biagina Boccardi

IMPRS alumna Biagina Boccardi received the Otto Hahn Medal together with the Otto Hahn Award from the MPG vice president Ferdi Schüth. She did her research on "The two-sided relativistic outflow in Cygnus A: extragalactic [...]

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