Originals of certificates/ certified copies for registratin by mail, Proof of health insurance. IAU Code of Conduct. The following information is only meant as a rough guideline and is only meant as a service to you.Submit the following to the Promotionsbüro (PhD Office): Mr. Jorg Wenniges, Wegelerstr. If your defense will take place at the Ph1, try to organize a room immediately, e.g. It has to be submitted indelibly printed and bound. For all binding information please check out the University of Bonn’s website (see below). For researchers at the MPI this will be taken care of by the MPIfR Welcome Office; others: ask at your institute secretary. To live in a foreign country can be an enriching experience but it can also lead to frustration and anger. For electricity, a  certain amount will be estimated, which has to be paid every month. You need to find out whether or not Nebenkosten include heating and water. a research contract or travel funding) should indicate this in the “Acknowledgements”: NN received financial support for this research from the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Universities of Bonn and Cologne, For IMPRS researchers with MPIfR or IMPRS funded research contract: In order to ensure the quality of the MPIfR publications, all publications (including theses and conference proceedings) require an internal referee process and the approval by a director. One copy of the thesis (the examination copy) is stamped and forwarded to the supervisor (1st or 2nd referee) who signs and returns it to the Promotionsbüro. Another template that can be found in the section “Formulare” is “Einladung zur universitätsöffentlichen Disputation (Prom.ordnung von 2006, § 9, Abs. At the same time you will also receive the registration form and details. To adapt to a new (research) environment is a challenge that requires a high level of frustration tolerance. All non-EU citizens should have entered the country with an official student/working visa. Co-I of the VLTI Beam combiner GRAVITY (MPE Garching, MPIA Heidelberg, MPIfR Bonn, University of Cologne (all in Germany), Paris Observatory, LESIA, ONERA, DOTA, Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (in France), Laboratório de Sistemas (Portugal), and ESO) German Co-I of the European camera team for MIRI onboard of JWST Once a year a  settlement is made. Oral Exams, consisting of: A public scientific talk with discussion (Promotionskolloquium) and a non-public oral exam (Disputation) following the talk. Archive Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Note: the grade “excellent” (ausgezeichnet, summa cum laude)  requires a third, external report. travel, lodging, per diem, conference fees, child care) using the  IMPRS form “Funding Request”. IMPRS researchers receive 3 years of guaranteed funding, with a probation period of 6 months. For the procedure, please check out https://www.ulb.uni-bonn.de/en/services/scholarly-communication/publishing-doctoral-theses?set_language=en. one from the MPI, one from the AIfA and one from the University of Cologne. Please note that the second referee can be a professor appointed for lifetime from another university if the first referee is a professor for lifetime at the University of. Along with the first payment of the monthly rent usually a deposit (“Kaution”) amounting to 2x (sometimes 3x) the basic rent has to be paid. Please keep this safe! If you wish so, this advice is anonymous. On termination of the lease, the deposit will be repaid after deduction of any amount needed for any necessary repairs or renovations (sometimes several months after you have moved out). If you are in a severe crisis, you can also directly contact the nearest psychiatric clinic. Setting up the TAC: Adviser and student have the joined responsibility on both (a) setting up the TAC and (b) its regular meetings. You will need it again when you submit your thesis. Make sure you check the opening hours, currently it’s only 10-12. This registration system has been created by GWDG, Göttingen / Germany. The MPI and the partner universities also have reserved places in nearby day cares. Hauptarbeitsgebiete sind die Radio- und Infrarot-Astronomie. Before requesting IMPRS or MPIfR funding for the fist time, you need to see Ms. Mertens  of the MPIfR administration (room 1.05, phone 0228 525235, smertens at mpifr.de) to fill out a form with your bank data, frequent flyer numbers etc. Every student should give at least one seminar talk per year (length: 20-30 min). This ticket is valid for 6 months (starting 1st October or 1st April, respectively), i.e. Once a year you will be given a detailed accounting of all the Nebenkosten. Please cancel your travel arrangements asap. If you are privately health insured, you need to go to a public health insurance company with a certificate from your private one and obtain a form, which is called “Befreiungsbescheinigung von der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung”. The internal referee system can be accessed via the intranet page https://publications.mpifr-bonn.mpg.de/. If the travel cost exceeds 1000 Euro, you need to seek for additional funding, e.g. One of the required forms can be found here: http://www.uni-koeln.de/math-nat-fak/dekanat/formulare/, the form is called Mitteilung der Promotionsabsicht. a physicist) (in general suggested by the PhD candidate and who must be qualified as a professor (“habilitiert”), and a university teacher external to your subject (meteorology, chemistry or geodesy might be considered too near by the dean, but e.g. There is a fourth person who writes the minutes (so called Beisitzer) – this can be any person from the institute in possession of a PhD title. Permanent link for public information only: Permanent link for all public and protected information: EVN TOG & GTG meeting, Max-Planck-Institute for Radio Astronomy, Bonn, Germany, May 5-7, 2020. If, however, you experience a severe change in your mood that does not improve over the course of several weeks you might consider seeing a health expert. 5-7 May 2020. Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie. Outside doctors’ consultation hours, call 116117 and you will be told where you find the nearest emergency center. You can use the “parent child offices” available at the MPIfR and at AIfA and work while taking care of your child. needs to be submitted to the Promotionsbüro. Your Thesis Advisory Committee is also an excellent forum to address any concerns. This is a very brief to do list for your first days in Germany. To open a bank account you can choose any bank. Overview. Here you find much more information. It should always be quoted in official letters to the University. If you feel you have a conflict with your supervisor or another coworker that you cannot solve by yourself, the MPIfR has a mediator,  Dr. Hans-Rainer Klöckner, who is glad to give you advice. Please take into account that the transfer could take several days! Afterwards 15 minutes should be allowed for scientific discussion. pharmacists, biologists or even philosophers are accepted). Seite” / grants by 3. party). Please inform the academic exchange office (“Akademisches Auslandsamt”) about all changes of your personal data (i.e. Apply for the Führungszeugnis in person bringing your passport. @mpim-bonn.mpg.de: Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie / Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy: @mpifr-bonn.mpg.de, @mpifr.de Max-Planck-Institut für marine Mikrobiologie / Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology: @mpi-bremen.de, Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Physiologie / Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology The above-mentioned admission notification will mention the date by which you have to mail (Akademisches Auslandsamt der Universität zu Köln, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Köln) or submit personally (address and opening hours as in previous chapter) the following documents: Completed registration form („Antrag auf Einschreibung“) and a Certificate by your medical insurance company. The next EVN TOG (Technical and Operations Group) & GTG (GMVA Technical Group) meeting will take place from May 5th to 7th, 2020, at the Max-Planck-Insitute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn. Even under ideal conditions (i.e. Their achievement reaches deep into the Milky Way’s terra incognita and nearly doubles the previous … The library examples can be in any format you prefer. This key enables other applications to access data from within Indico even when you are neither using nor logged into the Indico system yourself with the link provided. The partner universities/ institutes may have their own structures. The TAC also gives recommendation to proceed with the work after the probationary period, and to extend the research contract beyond 3 years if necessary. She or he might then give you advice on whether you need the help of a specialist. In Bonn, this is the LVR Klinik (Kaiser-Karl-Ring 20, 53111 Bonn, phone 0228 551-1), and in Cologne the Universitätsklinik (Kerpener Str. The MPIfR has an agreement with a company that provides free and anonymous short-term counseling by professional social workers and/or psychologists. You can ask for IMPRS funding (e.g. MPIfR: “work off” the Laufzettel/Circular letter (i.e. You need for the final submission: 4 copies of your thesis in A4 format; all the forms that you have filled (look at examples); your MSc certificate and maybe a transcript (they need original and certified copies and they keep the copies); proof that you have been enrolled at the Uni Köln for at least two semesters; the Mitteilung der Promotionsabsicht form; the same German CV (Lebenslauf) that you put in the thesis but also signed and with your photo. Re-Registration: Once enrolled at the University of Bonn, you will have to re-register (“Rückmeldung”) for each of the following semesters. One, external, representative also participates in the annual MPG PhD Network meeting. Radio and infrared astronomy are the main areas of research. Important: If you want to extend your travel for private reasons by more than 5 business days, you have to pay the entire costs for the flight/ train yourself. Lunch will be served at the MPIfR canteen. On the backside of the first page should be the names of the two referees for your thesis. Publish Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017. BHCam is a project funded through a “Synergy Grant” awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) to a team of European astrophysicists, in a partnership between Radboud University Nijmegen, the Max Planck Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR, Bonn), and the Goethe University of Frankfurt, and in cooperation with the Institut de Radioastronomie Millimétrique (IRAM), the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC … to ensure a fast reimbursement of your costs. At the moment the schedule is: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 13:30-15:30. Legalized copies of your original documents (titles + transcripts), 3. Title page: The text should be as shown, but the font and the arrangement on the page is not prescribed. You may start checking at the MPIfR international office what housing offers are presently available (there are quite a number of landlords who notify us when they have vacancies). Please indicate your participation during the registration. In general, IMPRS does not finance the “core business” of your research group, e.g. The scientists studied a galaxy called IC 342, some 10 million light-years from Earth, using the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), and the MPIfR’s 100-meter Effelsberg radio telescope in Germany. The third examiner has to represent another field, i.e. Symposia and Meetings. Approximately 5,200 foreign students from more than 130 countries and a large number of visiting professors and lecturers from abroad give an international dimension to teaching and research. For all binding information concerning the admission please check out: https://www.mnf.uni-bonn.de/promotion/leitfaden/anmeldung-zum-promotionsstudium. for rent) in time and finally close bank account. In the Promotionskolloquium the doctoral candidate presents the scientific results of his/ her PhD work. The conference participants will be accommodated in the IBIS hotel Bonn, President Hotel Bonn and the MPIfR Guesthouse. 10, Telephone:  0228-73 2232, Opening hours of the office:  10:00-12:00 Monday – Thursday. PhD researchers who received IMPRS funding (e.g. Give a copy of your PhD thesis in digital form (PostScript or PDF) to the IMPRS Office (not necessary if you submitted an electronic version to the eLibrary of the University of Bonn (ULB) or Cologne (KUPS)). Upon receipt of the above mentioned documents the International Office will send you a preliminary Semester Ticket and a pre-filled money transfer form for the payment of the semester fee (“Sozialbeitrag” ) which currently amounts to about 284 € for each semester. Further information about HTTP API keys can be found in the Indico documentation. The PhD Thesis: The thesis has to be scientifically substantial and has to document the ability of independent research and adequate presentation of the results. Rent always has to be paid in advance each month. Check the fixed deadlines for submission (see:   http://www.mathnat.uni-koeln.de/15511.html). Submission Information. One copy remains in Ms. Karin Gotzmann´s office and the student keeps the other one. Any hotel bills should be issued to the MPI für Radioastronomie and mention your name. A sealed envelope (containing the reports and grades) that you will be given after the defence. You need to bring this form for the enrolment, (“Promotionsbestätigung”) Acceptance as PhD student by the dean’s office that you will hand in once you have it (for more information see below), An application to be admitted to the PhD examination procedure. This is valid for three months and must be converted after arrival into a residence permit. However, the costs for additional travel health insurance (recommended for travel outside the EU, cost: about 20 Euro/ year) and luggage insurance cannot be claimed. Actually the Mitteilung form must be filled and signed while the student is enrolled at Cologne University in the beginning of the thesis. We encourage you to submit an electronic version to the eLibrary of the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn (UBL). In many cases, a solution can be found. the referees submit their assessments right away and not take the full time at their disposal), the period of time between submitting and defending the thesis will be at least 2 months! 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