Your Step into Solvation Science:

Bring your ideas to the field of Solvation Science. Win a research stay with cutting-edge Solvation Scientists.


Join the Student Challenge "Your Step into Solvation Science" to shape the future of research in this field. We encourage Master and PhD students worldwide, specializing in natural sciences, medical science, or engineering, to participate. No age limit applies.

Benefits for winners include a three-month fully funded research opportunity at RESOLV, a premier international research environment. You'll develop your scientific and professional skills while bringing your ideas to life. You will get a monthly stipend and a fixed-rate reimbursement of your travel expenses to Germany. There is flexibility in choosing your research period up until August 2025. Winners may wish to plan their stay to attend the RESOLV Summer School Solvation Science in June.

Don't miss this chance to make valuable connections, collaborate, and gain unique research experiences.



To begin, please review a group project to prepare your research proposal:

HOW To Apply

Apply here 

For your application, you will need to upload your:

  • Research proposal (1 page)
  • CV with contact details and affiliation (max. 2 pages)
  • Letter of motivation related to Solvation Science (1 page)
  • Diploma (Bachelor or Master) and Transcript

Prerequisites: Current Master's and PhD students in the fields of Natural Sciences, Medical Sciences or related topics of Engineering

Start:  15 of July 2024

Deadline: 01st September 2024

The results will be announced at the end of September 2024.

The following selection period will be open in October 2024



Win A research Stay

Subject: enact your research proposal
Duration: 3 months
Location: Bochum, Germany and local Ruhr RESOLV partner institutions
Language of instruction: English
Funding: RESOLV sponsors travel (reimbursement) and a monthly stipend
Period of research stay: before August 2025

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