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Application to the Doctoral Program Print

Application period

The next call for application for the Biology Track, the Engineering Track as well as the BioThinking Program is open from the 1 May to 30 June 2014.

Please read the abstracts of the projects carefully to select your three favourite projects (click here). In order to access the application form you need to register first (only possible during the application period).

Application procedure

Please apply only online and read these instructions carefully before you apply. If you have any questions regarding the requirements or the application procedure please do not hesitate to contact the coordinator. This will avoid your application being rejected simply because you did not follow the required procedure. Here you can also download the application procedure as a PDF document.

Requirements for the admission

Biological Track Applicants must hold a Master's, a German Diploma or an equivalent degree in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, bioengineering, immunology or veterinary medicine. Applicants with a Master's, a German State Exam or an equivalent degree in medicine who seek a career purely in science can also apply. For medical students who seek a career in medicine please refer to our Clinical Scientists Track. Applicants with a Masters degree from a "Fachhochschule" should have a grade below 1.5. It is not necessary to hold the degree at the time of application. However, you must have obtained your degree before enrolment.
A Dr. rer. nat. will be awarded from the Humboldt-Universität, Freie Universität, Technische Universität or Universität Potsdam. A Dr. vet med (veterinary medicine) will be awarded from the Freie Universität. A PhD will be awarded from the Charité.
Candidates who are accepted to the BSRT are not automatically matriculated and admitted to do a doctoral degree at Berlin or Potsdam's Universities. This requires a further administrative process .

Engineering Track Applicants must hold a Master's, a German Diploma or an equivalent degree in physics, chemistry, material science or engineering. Applicants with a Masters degree from a "Fachhochschule" should have a grade below 1.5. It is not necessary to hold the degree at the time of application. However, you must have obtained your degree before enrolment.
A Dr. Ing. will be awarded by the Technische Universität. A Dr. rer. nat. will be awarded from the Humboldt-Universität, Freie Universität, Technische Universität or Universität Potsdam. A PhD will be awarded from the Charité.
Candidates who are accepted to the BSRT are not automatically matriculated and admitted to do a doctoral degree at Berlin or Potsdam's Universities. This requires a further administrative process.