Center of Infection Biology and Immunity

Applying for PhD projects within the ZIBI Graduate School


Call for Applications!

This year, the call for applications will only open for the International Max Planck Research School for Infectious Diseases and Immunology (IMPRS-IDI).


The online application platform will open on September 24th 2019. Deadline for applications is the October 28th 2019, midnight, Central European Summer Time.
Successful applicants will be invited to an assessment week in Berlin from January 20th – 24th 2020.


For more details on the application procedure and eligibility criteria, please see directly the IMPRS-IDI website: https://www.mpiib-berlin.mpg.de/graduate_program/application

For details on the procedure and the online application form head over to the “How to Apply” section.


The ZIBI Graduate School Berlin is an international doctoral program for research in infection biology and immunology.

We are the roof organization of

  • International Max Planck Research School for Infectious Diseases and Immunology (IMPRS-IDI)
  • DFG Research Training Group 2046 "Parasite Infections: From Experimental Models to Natural Systems"
  • International Research Training Group 2290 “Crossing Boundaries: Molecular Interactions in Malaria”
  • Leibniz Graduate School for Chronic Inflammation (LeGCI)

Please notice, the projects on offer are from labs that are part of the IMPRS-IDI.

Before you think about applying, read carefully through our information on eligibility, our how-to-apply section and the frequently asked questions (FAQ).

After you have read all the details on the application procedure:

APPLY HERE