How to Apply
Applications for Master, PhD-students and Post-Docs
Graduate students and Post-Docs may join the research groups of the institute at any time. Applicants should contact the appropriate group leader and check current job offers.
Applications for apprenticeships
A written application for an apprenticeship can be submitted in digital form as well as in paper form. It must include a cover letter, a complete CV and copies of the most recent certificates. Internship certificates and a photograph are welcome. The hiring date and thus the beginning of the training is September 1st of each year. Since our aptitude tests take place at the end of November of the previous year, the application must be submitted by 15 November of the previous year at the latest.
Please note that a very good knowledge of German is required for our apprenticeships.
Please send your application for an apprenticeship to:
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Internships for pupils
Pupils must apply in writing for their school internship or for voluntary internships during the holidays. This should only be done in digital form. The application must include a cover letter and a copy of the last certificate. A photograph is desired. Please send your application as early as possible, but at the latest six months before the planned start of the internship.
Please send your application for an internship to:
Internships for students
Students interested in interships, please send their applications directly to the group leaders. For further information and open positions, please visit our website job offers.