CeNS Center for NanoScience LMU Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
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CeNS offers a wide range of activities and benefits for more than 250 CeNS associates. Workshops, seminars, colloquia and lecture series are organized on a regular basis. Student initiated events like Science Rocks! are strongly encouraged and supported. International exchange programs and soft-skill workshops complete the interdisciplinary program. 

International Diversity

CeNS coordinates an annual international call for applications for open PhD positions within CeNS and gives students from all around the world the exciting opportunity to earn their PhD in an international environment of nanoscientists. Approximately 20% of the PhD students come from outside of Germany. In addition to the excellent offer of multidisciplinary research and education, they also enjoy being in one of Germany’s most beautiful and cosmopolitan cities. more...

PhD programs related to CeNS

There are several PhD programs in the Munich area involving CeNS members and associates, ranging from nanoscience to quantitative bioscience and molecular life sciences.

In addition, CeNS administrated the International Doctorate Program NanoBioTechnology (IDK-NBT) that ended in 2012. IDK-NBT was an international doctoral excellence program in NanoBioTechnology, funded by the Elite Network of Bavaria (ENB).

Upcoming events & latest news

The CeNS Student Representatives 2015 are: Luisa Kneer, Franziska Kriegel and Dian-Jang Lee. Congratulations! We thank all candidates and all voters (voter turnout 55%)!

CeNS Travel Awards - next application deadline:  April 15, 2015 more...

In 2015, the Center for NanoScience will organize a Junior Nanotech Network (JNN) with the University of California Santa Barbara.
Dates: May 4-22 (Santa Barbara), September 14 - October 2 (Munich).