Next deadline for applications (for an EC2/BIG-NSE scholarship/position): possibly January 15, 2024. The latest application season finished on January 15, 2023 (see deadlines below).
a) Important dates for the running scholarship application round
January 15, 2023: Deadline for applicants who wished to be considered for an EC2/BIG-NSE scholarship (first round applicants: potential "scholarship holders"). All applications have been examined by the Recruitment Committee of the center/school.
Mid-February 2023: The best candidates were invited to an interview round. Unsuccessful candidates were notified.
March 1 and 2, 2023: Online interview rounds of invited candidates. Decisions on the admission of candidates were communicated shortly after the second interview round.
Remark (March 2023): It was not possible to find a suitable candidate for all advertised projects. If you are interested in applying for one of our scholarships/positions for one of the still available advertised projects, please contact the main project author directly.
Application as a "fellow"
b) Important dates for an application as a fellow/associated member:
August 31: Deadline for application without EC2/BIG-NSE scholarships
Mid-September: Possible interviews of candidates for 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.