04 May 2016

Travel Awards 2016

17–21 October 2016. Deadline for applications: 30 June 2016

The School is delighted to announce a limited number of travel awards for students who are interested in exploring the possibility of doctoral studies at the School.

Poster Travel Awards (download pdf)
Poster M&B doctoral program 2016 (download pdf)
Internal link to M&B doctoral program.


Applications for all Mind and Brain topics will be considered.

Applications should be made to: mb-admission-please remove this text-@hu-berlin.de

Material to send

(1) A one- to two-page letter of motivation (detailing your reasons for applying for the travel award, your background, and research interests, and name(s) of faculty member(s) you would like to get in contact with);
(2) An outline for the project you would like to pursue during your doctorate (1 page);
(3) Your academic CV;
(4) A letter of recommendation (letters of recommendation can be sent directly to mb-admission-please remove this text-@hu-berlin.de).

--> Please send your application in one PDF file (YourSurname_travelaward2016)


Deadline for applications: 30 June 2016

Terms and conditions

Successful applicants will be invited to visit the School from 17 till 21 October 2016. The award will cover travel expenses and accommodation for four nights. Applicants will have ample opportunities to meet with the school’s faculty and doctoral candidates, establish contacts relevant for their research interest, see the School’s facilities and get a better sense of the city itself.


In order to be eligible for this award you need to meet the basic eligibility criteria for applying to the School’s doctoral program in 2016; in particular you need to have completed or be in the process of completing a Master’s or equivalent degree in an area of study relevant to the School.

Further details about eligibility criteria for study at the School can be found here (internal link).

Further information

For further details about the Travel Awards, please contact: mb-admission-please remove this text-@hu-berlin.de