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Applications for PhD positions are accepted throughout the year. Each application will be evaluated by the selection committee and successful candidates are then invited to go through our selection process. This usually starts with an online interview for which the candidates prepare a 10-minutes presentation about their MSc project. The eventual starting date of newly admitted PhD students can be determined individually.

Interested students with a Bachelor degree from all over the world who aim to do their Master studies at FAU and in the framework of IMPRS-PL can apply until January 15th and May 31st.

Applications should be sent to the coordination office via More information about the necessary content of those application documents can be found on the following sub-pages.

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