Yvonne Matthes
International Office
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Laser Ion Acceleration
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Summer Student Program 2023 at HZDR

Welcome to our research center in „Florence on the Elbe“

Each summer the HZDR offers the possibility to join one of the research groups of our center and participate in their activities.

This offer applies to international advanced undergraduate and master students in natural sciences and related areas.

Our researchers design a project plan for you and supervise and coach you throughout the whole project. A selected range of lectures and lab tours, which introduce you into the different branches of our research center, complete the program.

With this program we contribute to the development of scientific research at an international and interdisciplinary level. We are convinced of the synergetic effect of integrative knowledge.

Application and who is eligible?

We are inviting students from all over the world. If you want to know, if you are eligible for the program, please check the list on Application.

In the last few days, we have received a lot of applications that unfortunately do not fit into the program. As the program is for students, we cannot accept anyone who has already completed their studies. HZDR is a research centre that focuses mainly on physics. Therefore, before applying, it is worth checking our website to see if your research field is represented here at all.

Deadline for applications:    

Students should apply until the 28th of February 2023

Notification of acceptance:  

We will send a statement to the applicants by  22 April 2023

When exactly in 2023?

We are glad to welcome you in our research center from July until September 2022.
Once you are accepted, your supervisor and you will define the exact length of your stay.

Further details and contact:

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HZDR summer students will receive free accommodation as well as a stipend to cover additional costs.
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Yvonne Matthes

International Office
Tel.: +49 351 260 2821

Dr. Stephan Kraft

Tel.: +49 351 260 2613

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