GSSP Application Information

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 are rated at minimum 1.5 ("very good"/grade A) at the level of Master/Diploma or in case of the fast track PhD option at the level of Bachelor 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 language skills in at least one of the following: English and/or German (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 (estimated March 2019)
  • you have not resided in Germany for more than fifteen months (exception for refugees) at the time of the nomination (estimated March 2019)
Application procedure and time table:
  • 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 application to the GSS by November 15th 2018; for more details please read the call
  • be ready for a telephone or online interview with the GSS in case of positive preselection (estimated in early December 2018)
  • in case of positive reply: send your application to the DAAD by January 1st 2019
  • wait for the final nomination by DAAD (estimated in March 2019)
  • if necessary: visit a 4 months German course starting in June 2019
  • start the doctorate programme on October 1st 2019
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.