The FP-RESOMUS (REsolving SOlvation with Molecular Ultrafast Science) postdoctoral fellowship program is a joint effort of the the German Cluster of Excellence RESOLV and the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research Molecular Ultrafast Science and Technology (NCCR MUST ). FP-RESOMUS funds up to 50 fellowships for postdocs in the two networks. If you are interested to apply, check your eligibility on .

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The integrated Graduate School Solvation Science (iGSS)  offers you a graduate program that combines cutting-edge research with a curriculum of lectures, colloquia, and workshops.

PhD Positions and IGSS Memberships

We are searching for highly motivated students with a top-level Master's or Bachelor's degree (A-grade, at least 1.5 in the German grading system), who enter our graduate school either at iGSS Track I or Track II . If you are interested in one of our open doctoral positions, please check our official call  to see if you match our application requirements and use the relevant application form to apply:

PhD application form: Track I for Master's degree holders

PhD application form: Track II including preparatory program

Please note: Applicants for Track I & II are required to discuss the application and the research project description with their proposed doctoral supervisor. Track II applicants will work with the iGSS Office to determine the appropriate preparatory program and subsequent matriculation details.

PhD students with a very good Master's degree, who are supervised by one of the PIs/PSs within RESOLV and who work on a project that fits to one of the three main research areas  can apply for a iGSS membership to benefit from excellent personal and career development opportunities using the application form above.

All applications for the iGSS are pooled over 2 months and are then sent to an independent selection committee chaired by the Dean of the iGSS  (15.02., 15.04., 15.06., 15.08., 15.10., 15.12. of each year). All applicants are informed about the outcome after the committee has made a decision.

GSSP, A special Program FOR INTERNATIONAL graduate Students

In cooperation with the Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP)  of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) , the iGSS will again offer to four promising international graduate students the opportunity to undertake their doctoral studies within RESOLV. The third call is open for applications from October 15 - December 15, 2020 for two scholarships holders to begin doctoral studies approx. May* - 1 December 2021, *visa and paperwork time dependent. The fourth call will open for applications in September 2021 for doctoral studies beginning in 2022. They will be funded by the DAAD for up to 4 years. For more information please read here  .



Do you hold a B.Sc. in chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics or engineering? The international Master's program "Molecular Sciences - Spectroscopy and Simulation" (iMOS) offers a two years’ programme with the unique chance to acquire cutting-edge skills in laser spectroscopy and microscopy, computer simulation, and quantum chemistry. The application portal for the 2021 class, starting October 2021, will be open from December 2020 - 15 June 2021. If also applying to iGSS Track II, please plan ahead and apply no later than 15 May.