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NIM nanosystems initiative munich
Summer Research Program

International Summer Research Program

Every summer, NIM invites about 10 outstanding international students to join the NIM labs for 8 weeks of compelling nanoscience research, and of course some german culture. These are their experiences…

The Nanosystems Initiative Munich (NIM) is inviting master students who are seeking a PhD position in nanoscience to join us for eight weeks of compelling and demanding nanotechnology research starting on July 1  -  August  31, 2016.


The application deadline is March 11, 2016


On each of the projects one or two participants are matched with a graduate fellow acting as a research mentor.

As a participant you will collaborate with other international students to


  • Work on fascinating and demanding topics in nanosciences
  • Operate state of the art scientific equipment
  • Sharpen your scientific and technical skills
  • Develop your presentation and scientific writing abilities


Scientific education is not the only intent of the program, since the students can also experience German culture and life-style. A supporting program will be organized with weekend trips to touristic destinations and other informal activities.

For your successful participation you will receive:


  • Confirmation of participation
  • Confirmation of the NIM Student Research Award
  • 12 ECTS Credit Points

In order to help applicants from abroad finance their participation, the following is provided and paid for by NIM / MISU:


  • Accommodation for July and August
  • Public transport tickets for July and August
  • Supporting Program


If your application is accepted, you are required to make a payment of €100 for the registration fee.

 Applications will be accepted until 11 March, 2016.

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