Partners of the Max Planck School Matter to Life

The Max Planck School Matter to Life has formed an innovative network of German organizations for excellent graduate education. By joining leading research institutions and universities, students will receive a top-notch education and training from world-renowned scientists.


The Matter to Life Network

Students have the opportunity to take classes at our teaching Universites: University of Göttingen or Heidelberg University. Research can be carried out at any of our partner organizations.

University Partners

  • University of Göttingen
  • Heidelberg University
  • University of Bayreuth
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • RWTH Aachen University 
  • Saarland University
  • Technical University of Munich
  • Technical University of Dresden

Non-University Research Institutions

  • Max Planck Institutes:
    • MPI for the Science of Light, Erlangen
    • MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried
    • MPI of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam
    • MPI for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg
    • MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen
    • MPI for Medical Research, Heidelberg
    • MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
    • MPI of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund
    • MPI for Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen
    • MPI for Polymer Research, Mainz
    • MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg
  • German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg
  • DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen
  • Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Heidelberg

See our faculty page for more information about the Matter to Life researchers at each organization.

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