Welcome to the web-page of the "International Max Planck Research School for Astronomy
and Cosmic Physics at the University of Heidelberg" (IMPRS-HD).
We are still in the stage of moving all information from the old to the
new page. So, please check the old page if you miss an information on the
The old webpage will not be updated anymore.
IMPRS-HD aims to offer outstanding research and training opportunities with excellent instrumental,
observational, and theoretical research facilities. Research at IMPRS-HD covers a wide range of
topics in astronomy and astrophysics.
Since autumn 2007 IMPRS-HD is an independent part of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Fundamental Physics,
poll published 2010
by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) concluded that Heidelberg is Germany's
most popular university for international doctoral students.