How to apply

To start your application during the next application phase (November 29th, 2019 until January 7th, 2020; 11:59 p.m. CET) please use our online application platform. Follow the instructions on the platform. If you have questions, please go to our FAQ page.

 

IMPORTANT: The application platform will open on November 29th, 2019. All data entered before this date has to be re-entered again! We are doing a test run at this moment and will delete all entered data on November 28th, 2019.

 

To apply for the a ECN fast-track PhD fellowship you need to prepare the following documents as PDFs:

  1. A detailed CV
  2. A structured letter of interest starting with a description of your academic background followed by answering the following questions:
    1. Why are you interested in neurosciences?
    2. Why do you think that Berlin is a suitable environment for your development?
    3. Why do fit to the ECN program?
  3. Authenticated copy of your Bachelor´s certificate and/or the latest transcript
  4. If possible: Two letters of recommendation by former supervisors
  5. Proof of proficiency of the English language

 

To apply for the a ECN regular PhD fellowship you need to prepare the following documents as PDFs:

  1. A detailed CV
  2. A letter of interest including a description of your academic background and your research interests. Please highlight why do specifically apply for our program and why do you want to come to Berlin.
  3. Describe your research experience. Please include your Bachelor´s thesis and your (planned) Master´s project.
  4. Authenticated copies of your Bachelor´s and/or Master´s certificates and the latest transcript
  5. Two letters of recommendation by former supervisors
  6. Proof of proficiency of the English language