Application Process

We accept applications until May 15, 2023!

If you would like to apply, please follow these steps.

  1. Please make sure that you are eligible to apply before you register for the application process. 

  2. Register for our online application.

  3. Name two referees. You can only submit your application once at least one of your referees has submitted a letter of recommendation.

  4. Fill in the application form and submit the required documents (see below). 

  5. Choose your top four preferred research groups. You find a list of recruiting group leaders here.

  6.  Submit your application before the deadline.

Please note: You can save your application in our online portal and return later to complete it. But once you submit it, it can no longer be changed.

Required Documents

Please submit the following documents in one PDF file with your application:

- Transcripts and Certificates for all completed degrees

- Preliminary transcripts for degrees that are not yet completed

 All required documents have to be submitted in German or English or translated into English by a certified translator.


Optional Documents

If available, please submit the following documents in one PDF file:

- Proof of English language skills

- Certificates of scholarships, awards, or prizes  


Admission Colloquium

Druing the admission colloquium, candidates will give presentations on their research experience and will be interviewed by several faculty members afterwards.

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