Engineering of Advanced Materials

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Graduate School

Graduate School

Advanced Materials and Processes (GS AMP)

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Cluster of Excellence
Engineering of
Advanced Materials (EAM)

Nägelsbachstrasse 49b
91052 Erlangen, Germany

About GS AMP

Successful research in Natural and Engineering Sciences in interdisciplinary and international teams requires creative scientists who can provide cross-disciplinary and intercultural competences. The vision of the GS AMP is to support the evolution of young doctoral researchers into a new generation of scientists capable to pursue careers at an executive level. The central aspect is the unique excellence of the individual doctoral project, imbedded into a training program in multidisciplinary research, international networking and soft skills development. Therefore, we encourage our students to develop their scientific and social skills, and we promote responsibility and cooperation at all levels.

We are looking for highly motivated, analytically thinking and creative students. The ideal applicant is a postgraduate with outstanding academic credentials (equivalent to a German Master’s degree or Diploma) in Mathematics, Science or Engineering. She or he shows broad, interdisciplinary interest, has excellent communication and interactional skills to be capable of transferring and applying ideas from other fields into her or his own research.

GS AMP also closely cooperates with the elite master program “Advanced Materials and Processes” (MAP), which is supported by the Elite Network of Bavaria (ENB). GS AMP offers MAP students contact with the people and the research topics of the Cluster of Excellence at an early stage in form of a junior membership at GS AMP

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Additional information


Marlene Scheuermeyer
Program Director
+49 9131 85-20847