Solar System Science

The Solar System School invites applications for PhD positions in Solar System Science.

The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen (Solar System School) offers a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of Solar system science. It is jointly run by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen.

The Solar System School is open to students from all countries and offers an international three-year PhD program in an exceptional research environment with state-of-the-art facilities on the Göttingen Campus. Successful applicants will be offered a three year doctoral support contract as well as postdoc wrap-up funding.

Deadline and more information

For detailed information and registration, consult the website:

PhD positions 2022 | Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (

The application period (fall 2022) started on September 1, 2021 and ends on November 1, 2021.