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Open PhD-Positions at the Schools

Under the roof of HIDA, six Research Schools train doctoral researchers at the interface between Information & Data Science and a scientific domain. At the Schools, they deepen their knowledge of data science methods and learn to combine knowledge from Helmholtz research fields with data science methods. Apply now for the next calls.

MUDS: New PhD Positions

MUDS: New PhD Positions

Apply now for a PhD position at MUDS! You can view the projects that are are open for applications in this round after a successful review of your documents. Afterwards, a selection interview will take place and you will be "matched" with the project supervisors.




  • Application periodMarch 29 - April 26
  • Deadline for referees April 28
  • Invitation for online interview end of May
  • Interview symposium (online interviews) June  29 - July 1
  • Decision early July


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New call for PhD applications at MUDS

In the Munich School for Data Science MUDS, the Technical University and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich as well as the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have joined forces with the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics to form an internationally visible and highly attractive research network. MUDS also cooperates with the Leibniz Computing Center (LRZ) and the Max Planck Computing & Data Facility (MPCDF) and collaborates with Roche Penzberg, Boehringer and other industrial partners to support application-oriented PhD projects in biomedicine.

Applications for a PhD position at MUDS are now open until April 26, 2022.

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HDS-LEE offers new doctoral positions

The Helmholtz School for Data Science in Life, Earth and Energy HDS-LEE is part of the newly established JARA Center for Simulation and Data Sciences. It provides an interdisciplinary environment for training the next generation of data scientists in close contact with subject-specific knowledge and research.

HDS-LEE is currently advertising nine new doctoral positions. At the School, PhD students will have the opportunity to use their research to advance the development of data science methods as well as to use cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to solve challenging scientific problems.

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Susan Trinitz
Advisor Strategic Initiatives


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