Please submit your application to Your application should include the following documents:

  • a cover letter describing your motivation for applying to the Max Planck–UBC–UTokyo Center for Quantum Materials and the joint PhD program between University of British Columbia and University of Stuttgart (brief letter, max. 1 page, indicating your preferred choice of the leading University)
  • a CV with complete description of your academic career,
  • your degree certificate and transcripts of courses taken and grades obtained
  • contact details of two referees.

Please make sure to combine each of the above listed documents in a single PDF file. If you would like to submit further documents, please add them to the same PDF.

Requests for reference letters will be sent automatically to the two referees listed in your application. Please check with them that they are willing to provide references before you include them in your application.

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