How to apply for a PhD in Germany

The DAAD invites doctoral candidates and PhD students to participate in our newly set up online course on the topic of how to apply for a PhD in Germany (

Participants in the course, will learn more about the following aspects of doing a PhD in Germany:

  • where to find a PhD position,
  • application requirements and how to write a good application,
  • application process,
  • characteristics of the german research landscape,
  • and how to convince a supervisor of your project.

After completing the course the participants will get a participation certificate.

The course is a completely online-based self-learning module. The total learning time for completing the course will take approximately six to nine hours.

The course is online until April 30. Please share this information with your colleagues and students.