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 200 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

Grab your chance and apply for a CeNS Travel Award. Next application deadline: October 15, 2014. In 2013, twelve CeNS associates received a CeNS travel award. more...

Meet and greet at the first Science Rocks! event of the winter term on October 16! New graduate students are especially welcome. Use the opportunity to chat with other CeNs students, meet the CeNS student representatives and the CeNS management and find out what it is all about.

Lorenz Huber, Markus Weber (both AG Frey) and Matthias Zorn (AG Rädler) are the new organizers of Science Rocks!. They have taken over from Matthias Rank, Hannes Knebel and Sonja Westermayer who did an excellent job over the last two years. A big thank you to the three of them!

Careers in Chemistry/Pharma/Biotech: Attend the Career Day on October 29 in Großhadern.