Welcome to the Albert Einstein Institute!

The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) is the largest research institute in the world specializing in general relativity and beyond. The institute is located in Potsdam and in Hannover where it closely collaborates with the Leibniz Universität Hannover.


Job Offers

For this PhD position, we are looking for a student (m/f/d) interested in modeling gravitational waves emitted during the late inspiral, merger and ringdown of a binary black-hole coalescence in the small-mass ratio limit.
The newly-funded Max Planck Fellow group “Multi-messenger Astrophysics of Compact Binaries” invites the opening of a PhD position in gravitational-wave modelling.

Equal Opportunities

The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics is committed to promoting equal opportunities for women and men. We take both organizational and personnel measures to facilitate the reconciliation of work and family life and to promote women’s careers. Our aim is to ensure a positive environment that promotes and supports excellence.

Research Schools

The Institute offers PhD trainings in two International Max Planck Research Schools (IMPRS): The IMPRS on Gravitational Wave Astronomy and the IMPRS for Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Gravitation, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory.
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