Usually, applications for EC2/BIG-NSE and/or for a EC2/BIG-NSE scholarship have to be made online, via the application portal

However, due to a recent update of the server software, applications will have to be submitted per email this year.

See more details about the materials to be submitted here.


Privacy Policy

By submitting your application, you give us your permission to collect, process and use the sent files.

Your application will be processed by the EC2/BIG-NSE Office and all information will be forwarded to the EC2/BIG-NSE Recruitment Committee for further evaluation. As a joint doctoral program involving nine institutions we might have to pass on the data of candidates to our partners in those institutions.

We will do all of the above in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany.

If you have any questions, comments or want to request information regarding which of your personal data we store on our system, please contact:

Managing Director - EC2/BIG-NSE Office