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Deadlines for candidates for a PhD start at the Winter Semester 2020


Scholarship applications

  • Jan 15, 2020: Deadline for applicants who wish to be considered for a EC2/BIG-NSE scholarship (first round applicants: potential "scholarship holders"). Then all applications have been examined by the Executive Board of the Center/School.  

  • Beginning of February: Best candidates invited to both interview rounds
  • April 24: First interview round of invited candidates
  • May 15: Second interview round of invited candidates; Decisions about the admission of candidates will be communicated shortly after the interviews.



Application as a fellow member:

  • August 31: Deadline for application without scholarships
  • Mid September: Interviews of the candidates for a membership as a "Fellow"
  • End of September: Admission decision is e-mailed to fellow applicants


for all accepted EC2/BIG-NSE members:


October 1: Start of the Winter Semester. Beginning of the Initial Phase of the EC2/BIG-NSE PhD studies.