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).

Scholarship applications

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.