Admission procedure

Admission procedure

  • The candidate submits the application form and available supporting documents (i.e. transcripts, certificates) to the HEPP.
  • The HEPP office distributes the application to the currently more than 80 supervisors at IPP and the partner universities through an encrypted platform.
  • Supervisors interested in an applicant will directly contact the candidate for additional information or an interview. It is possible that a candidate will receive several offers.
  • Research topics depend on the common research interests of the candidate and the supervisor's working group. There is no fixed list of PhD topics.
  • The duration of the application procedure until acceptance or non-acceptance is typically six weeks.
  • The best time for application is up to three months before the completion of your master's degree (or equivalent).

If you are interested in applying for a PhD through HEPP please complete the

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