At a glance

Expected program duration
3-4 years

Students admitted per year
c. 20-30

Language of instruction

Admission status

Applications for 2022


Internal scholarship applicants

23:59 CEST (UTC/GMT +2)
August 31st, annually

External funding applicants
23:59 CEST (UTC/GMT +2)
August 1st, annually

Review time for applications
takes up to three months


Dr. Silke Tönsjost
Max Voit


Online registration

Online registration for internal DAAD scholarship applications: Open

Online registration for external funding applications: Open for intake 2022 

Applicants must first register online. After completing the online registration, you will receive an e-mail containing your personal registration number and  the link to our server for the submission of your application.

Please note, your personal registration number is necessary for the application process and the correspondence with the BIGS-DR-Team. Once you submit your online registration, you will not be able to revise any data. 

Next step: Prepare your application documents