Organized under the auspices of the Max Planck Society, the Max Planck International Research Network on Aging (MaxNetAging) provides a platform for cooperation endeavors between 21 Max Planck institutes and outstanding scholars from other institutions. The declared aim of the network, interdisciplinary in nature, is to explore the causes, patterns, processes, and consequences of aging.

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Research School

At the heart of MaxNetAging is a Research School (MNARS), consisting of a doctoral and postdoctoral funding program, devoted to interdisciplinary aging research. Each MNARS student is affiliated with one of the participating Max Planck Institutes. Possible research areas include political science, law, sociology, anthropology, economics, history, art history, history of science, demography, mathematics, biology, medicine, cognitive and brain sciences, psychology, and human development.

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Annual Meeting

The MaxNetAging Annual Meeting fosters the network and ensures continuous interdisciplinary exchange between the MaxNetAging students, senior fellows and selected international experts in aging research.

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