The International Max Planck Research School on Trustworthy Computing (IMPRS-TRUST) is a graduate program jointly run by the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Saarland University, and TU Kaiserslautern.  

The IMPRS-TRUST offers a PhD program upon successful completion of which students receive a Doctoral Degree in Computer Science from Saarland University or TU Kaiserslautern. The program is open to students with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science (or an equivalent degree). Successful candidates will typically have ranked at or near the top of their classes, have engaged in research, and be highly proficient in spoken and written English.

Admitted students receive full funding to cover their living expenses and tuition fees. Students admitted to IMPRS-TRUST can enroll at either Saarland University or at TU Kaiserslautern.

PhD projects are jointly supervised by scientists of the two Max Planck Institutes and their colleagues at the computer science departments at Saarland University and TU Kaiserslautern. 

Applications are accepted all year round; the current round closes on December 31st, 2020.

Further information, including instructions on how to apply, can be found here: