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Summer Research Program in Nanoscience (Nanoscience Initiative Munich, NIM), Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
University rank #32 (WUR) München, Germany
For 11 years, the Nanosystems Initiative Munich (NIM) was inviting master students who were seeking a PhD position in nanoscience to join NIM groups for eight weeks in summer of compelling and demanding nanotechnology research.
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Overview

On each of the projects in Munich, Garching, Großhadern and Augsburg 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 months
  • Credits
    12 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • do their Master's Studies (PhD students are not eligible).

  • provide evidence of excellent academic records.

  • plan to pursue a PhD in the nanosciences.

  • provide proof of successfully completed TOEFL, IELTS...

  • be willing to perform full-time research, sometimes with late night and weekend work.

  • participate in the supporting program (i.e. weekend trips, seminars).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    100 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 100 EUR per module and a duration of 2 months.
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Living costs for München

  • 1078 - 1690 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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