The integrated Graduate School Solvation Science (iGSS) offers you a graduate program that combines cutting-edge research with a curriculum of lectures, colloquia, and workshops.
PhD Positions and IGSS Memberships
We are searching for highly motivated students with a top-level Master's or Bachelor's degree (A-grade, at least 1.5 in the German grading system), who enter our graduate school either at iGSS Track I or Track II . If you are interested in one of our open doctoral positions, please check our official call to see if you match our application requirements and use the relevant application form to apply:
PhD application form: Track I for Master's degree holders
PhD application form: Track II including preparatory program
Please note: Applicants for Track I & II are required to discuss the application and the research project description with their proposed doctoral supervisor. Track II applicants will work with the iGSS Office to determine the appropriate preparatory program and subsequent matriculation details.
PhD students with a very good Master's degree, who are supervised by one of the PIs/PSs within RESOLV and who work on a project that fits to one of the three main research areas can apply for a iGSS membership to benefit from excellent personal and career development opportunities using the application form above.
All applications for the iGSS are pooled over 2 months and are then sent to an independent selection committee chaired by the Dean of the iGSS (15.02., 15.04., 15.06., 15.08., 15.10., 15.12. of each year). All applicants are informed about the outcome after the committee has made a decision.
GSSP, A special Program FOR INTERNATIONAL graduate Students
In cooperation with the Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) , the iGSS will again offer to four promising international graduate students the opportunity to undertake their doctoral studies within RESOLV. The third call is open for applications from October 15 - December 15, 2020 for two scholarships holders to begin doctoral studies approx. May* - 1 December 2021, *visa and paperwork time dependent. The fourth call will open for applications in September 2021 for doctoral studies beginning in 2022. They will be funded by the DAAD for up to 4 years. For more information please read here .