This round of applications is open to all students, with or without previously secured funding.
Application deadline 2019
15 January 2019, 23:59:59 hrs CET
How to apply
Please go to the page Requirements and read the page carefully. It explains the information and documents that will be requested during the application through our Online Application Tool. We only accept applications made through the Online Application Tool.
Please do not send any documents to us directly unless we specifically ask for them!
Online Application Tool
Funding for the doctorates starting in 2019
In 2019 and 2020, a number of “Mind & Brain” and DAAD scholarships will available to the best applicants. Students with an Einstein Center for Neurosciences PhD Fellowship may join the school after the first six months of lab rotations. Other accepted students will receive intensive advice, support and sometimes tie-over funding in order to be able to successfully apply for and join the school with other external funding/scholarships.
For details on all of this, see internal webpage: Funding
Timeline for applications 2019
The interviews for successful applicants will take place Tuesday, on 26 March 2019 in Berlin. Invited applicants will receive financial reimbursement for all or part of their travel expenses (depending on circumstances).
The doctoral program starts end of September / early October 2019.