6 PIER PhD positions, PIER Helmholtz Graduate School, Hamburg, Germany


July 01, 2016


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The PIER Helmholtz Graduate School (PHGS) Provides Funding for 6 PhD Positions:

New call for applications from talented and motivated students in the research fields of PIER

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Application and awarding procedure:

On our website we have published 12 innovative PIER PhD projects. Candidates can apply for up to 3 projects.


Successful applicants hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, medicine or related fields. Applications from students who are nearing graduation are also welcome.

We accept applications of candidates who have not started their PhD project yet and who have a Master´s degree or a forecast with grade B+ or better.

Women are particularly encouraged to submit applications as 3 PIER PhD positions shall be filled with female PhD students in physical sciences

The positions will be awarded in a multi-stage selection process:


July-August: selection of suitable candidates by the research teams

August-mid-September: decision about funding of 6 PhD projects & candidates by the PIER Selection Committee

October 2016-Jan 2017: Successful candidates start their PhD project in the respective research group(s), funded by the PHGS

For apply online and more detailed information please click on "Further Official Information" below.

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Publish Date
June 21, 2016