Schedule and deadlines

Online application starts: 15th of June 2017.

Application must be complete: 31st of August 2017.

31st October 2017

DAAD Scholarship for participating in the DocMASE Programme

Deadline for RECEIVING applications.

We encourage you to send your application as soon as possible!

15th October 2017

Provisory selection of students for fellowships by the DocMASE Selection Committee. Selection criteria for DAAD scholarships are:

  • marks in previous studies
  • proximity of previous studies to Materials Science and Engineering
  • previous experience in research on the desired topic
  • language knowledge
  • motivation
  • references.
Candidates may be contacted by the EUSMAT secretary or by the project supervisors to provide further information, or for interviews (in person or via teleconference).

The selection committee nominates up to three candidates for each project to the DAAD and communicates the selection results to the candidates.
31st October 2017Nominated candidates have to apply to the DAAD through the DAAD application portal. Further information can be found here: Guidelines and Information for Applicants from Abroad  
30th November 2017Final decision of the selected candidates by the DAAD.
February/ April 2018Start of doctoral programme.




EUSMAT - European School of Materials

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D-66123 Saarbrücken

Tel.: +49 (0)681 302 70507

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