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Application and Admission

The current application round started on 01.09.2022 and will end on 15.10.2022. The next application round will be in fall 2023.

We aim at strengthening the scientific connections with South America and are specifically addressing graduate students from this region for 2 DAAD PhD scholarships (m/f/d) in Sustainable Metallurgy.
Application deadline is on 20.10.2022. More information and online application here.
Requirements for Admission:
  • excellent master's degree in materials science, physics or chemistry, including a thesis
  • very good English knowledge

How to apply:
We accept only online application. Applications via post or e-mail won’t be processed.
You will need the following documents:
  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • University degree certificates
  • University marksheets/transcripts
  • Certificates of additional qualifying exams, practical training or professional work experience, if appropriate
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS or equivalent information)
  • Reference letter

You will be informed about the status of your application approximately one month after the application deadline. Promising applicants will get an inviation for an interview, in person or via video conference.
There is no need to get in touch with potential supervisors before the interview or to hand in research proposals.
The starting date is individual and fixed by agreement between the supervisor and you.
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