About the IMPRS

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for the Science of Human History was founded in 2018 as a PhD program of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (MPI-SHH) > Geoanthropology and the Friedrich Schiller University, both located in Jena.

Information: There are currently no open positions at IMPRS-SHH.

Living in Jena

Jena is an old town – likely first mentioned in 830/850 – and Jena is a young town – ca. 1/5 of its about 110,000 inhabitants are students.

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July 15, 2023 in PhD

Successful defences

We are happy to announce the successful public defences of: All successful candidates receive a Hittite cuneiform clay tablet - you see it when clicking on the name. Some doctoral…
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