Shape the future with us!

Employees from over 40 nations work at the institute. About two thirds of them are active in the scientific field, leading research groups or completing doctoral and master's theses. In addition, there are third-party funded employees and guests as well as the scientific-technical staff.

Career in science

Are you curious, determined, creative and enthusiastic about basic research? Do you want to continue your scientific career? The Max Planck Society is your top address! A sound training of young and outstanding young scientists is our central task.


More Information on the following pages:

We are happy to receive outstanding unsolicited applications at any time.
Welcome to the MPI for Biological Cybernetics.
The following pages provide information on living in Germany and in Tuebingen with much practical advice.
After their PhD exam junior research scientists can apply for a postdoctoral stipend or a temporary position at the institute directly to perform a research project.
In close cooperation with German Universities, especially the University of Tübingen, students from all over the world are working on their PhD at the MPI for Biological Cybernetics.
For Master students there are three ways to start shaping their scientific career at the institute.
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