Thesis Topic IMPRS

We list on this page the topics offered by ESO Faculty astronomers to the students interested in the IMPRS on Astrophysics programme. We are currently offering four PhD positions for research topics in various fields of astrophysics.

The deadline to apply for IMPRS PhD positions is November 1 every year for the program starting in September of the following year. The call of application to the IMPRS program is now open.

Please remember to explicitly mention in your application your interest towards one (or more) of the topic(s) listed in this page.

In case that the applicant does not want to make an explicit choice of the PhD project, the applicant is asked to just mention the ESO institute. Applications to ESO indicating projects different from the ones listed below will not be considered.

For general information about doing your PhD at ESO within the IMPRS program please contact us.

For detailed information related to the PhD projects offered at ESO, please do not hesitate to contact the Thesis Supevisor.

ESO Garching

Planets and Star Formation


Evolution of Galaxies and the ISM