Call for "ORIGINS PhD Awards 2020"

For the second time, the Exellence Cluster ORIGINS awards two outstanding dissertations in the field of astro-, nuclear and particle physics as well as biophysics. The "ORIGINS PhD Awards 2020" will be given to PhD theses in the categories "experiment/observations" and "theory", respectively, and endowed with 2,000 Euros each.

Candidates are nominated by one of their PhD supervisor by a nomination letter. The supervisors have to be a member of one of the Cluster partner institutions (TUM, LMU, MPA, MPE, MPP, MPIB IPP, ESO, LRZ, HLL). The PhD theses have to be submitted, reviewed and graded either at the TU München or at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität between 16 July 2019 and 15 July 2020.


Application including nomination letter and a pdf of the PhD thesis have to be sent to: 

Exzellence Cluster ORIGINS
Stefan Waldenmaier
Boltzmannstr. 2
85748 Garching

The Application deadline is 15 July 2020.

The awardees are invited to present their award winning theses during the Science Week 2020 of the Excellence Cluster ORIGINS (23 – 26. November 2020).  


Announcement poster “ORIGINS PhD Award“ as pdf for download: small version and large version