The application round has started. 

Only online applications are accepted. To apply go to our portal:


Our PhD programme aims at students who completed (or are completing) their Master studies in Physics or Astrophysics. 

Further eligibility criteria are available on the application system (see link above). 

The application should include a CV, a Letter of Motivation, Bachelor and Master certificates (incl. Transcripts) and two Letters of Recommendation. In the Letter of Motivation please indicate and motivate a preference for one or more of the potential research topics, which are accessible through the online-application tool (and will be presented on the website once the application process has started). The selection interviews will offer further opportunities to discuss your interests and other topics.

Before applying please read carefully these guidelines:

The programme duration is 36/48 months, depending on the host institution. Salaries and benefits are commensurate with those of public service organisations.



Please feel free to contact us if questions persist: But please notice that we do not accept applications per email.