Project Description

Summer Internship Program provides the opportunity for highly motivated undergraduate students to join one of the labs at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. The program will allow you to become familiar with different scientific approaches and laboratory methods. The aim of the internship program is to provide excellent students with a broad range of research experiences and knowledge to promote them early on in their career.

Fields of study:

  • Structural, Computational, Developmental and Cellular Biology;

  • Molecular Biology;

  • Biophysics;

  • Neurobiology.


  • CV;

  • Transcript (record of study) and degree certificate for all completed degrees (if applicable);

  • Temporary/provisional transcripts for degree programs, you are currently enrolled in;

  • Document qualifying for university studies (typically high school degree, Abitur, Matura or equivalent);

  • Letter of recommendation of one referee;

  • Letter of motivation (will be typed into the application form directly, no upload);

  • If an applicant’s academic training was not in English or German, a language certificate (such as IELTS or TOEFL) is highly recommended.