GSSP Application Information

Procedure For the 2020 application process:
If you want to apply for a DAAD scholarship within the GSSP please check that you fulfill all the following requirements
  • you are a non-German citizen
  • you are a student from an eligible institution (please visit the database of foreign secondary school qualifications on the website of the Central Office for Foreign Education: anabin  ; the website is in German, but by following the instructions  you will still be able to check your qualifications)
  • you hold an A grade Masters or Diploma Degree ("very good" equivalent to min. 1.5) in chemistry, physics, biochemistry, engineering, or a related discipline
  • you have sound knowledge of Solvation Science, especially in the chosen research field
  • you have very good English skills (equivalent to level B2, oral and writing, certified)
  • your last final exam has taken place during the last six years at the time of the nomination (January 2021)
  • you have not resided in Germany for more than fifteen months (exception for refugees) at the time of the nomination (January 2021)
2020 Application procedure and time table:
  • read the call  thoroughly
  • choose your preferred first supervisor from the list of scientists  in the RESOLV consortium and contact her/him to set-up a 1-page project outline
  • send your complete application to igss(at)rub.de between 15th October - 15th December 2020
  • be ready for a telephone or online interview by the 15th January 2021
  • in case of nomination by the iGSS: you will send your application to the DAAD within 4 weeks after positive reply from iGSS.
  • wait for the final admission by DAAD (estimated in April 2021)
  • in case of admission by the DAAD: start the doctorate programme in 2021
Information on the DAAD Scholarship:
Equality Concept:

RESOLV aims at providing a highly stimulating, opportunity-filled environment, in order to gain and retain talented scientists from underrepresented groups, thereby instilling a gender- and diversity-sensitive culture. For more information, please refer to our Equal Opportunities  page.