The Max Planck Institute for Brain Research (MPI for Brain Research) in Frankfurt/Main is a vibrant research institution in the field of basic biological and medical research, with a focus on understanding the functions of the brain’s circuits. Our institute has approx. 300 employees in three research departments and four research groups, as well as several service units.

High-school students

Max Planck Junior Scholars Program

As part of the Max Planck Junior Scholars Program, we offer three-week summer internships for excellent high-school students. A mentor will be assigned to the students and the report of the internship can be used for Extended Essay of the International Baccalaureate. The call is currently closed. For questions about the program, please contact Dr. Irina Epstein (coordinator)

Curricular internships

  • We offer a limited number of short internships for high-school students, as part of their curriculum. You can apply via our online module.
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