Applications are invited to Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin – PhD Fellowships available for international students starting in fall 2018.
The Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin (ECN) was initiated to establish an umbrella structure that specifically fosters interdisciplinary, collaborative research by facilitating synergies between existing research groups and promoting interaction on all levels. The ECN currently has about 100 individual members (principal investigators), many of whom are directors of clinical research programs. All share a common aim: to increase our knowledge of neuroscience and develop new research approaches.
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
- Application Deadline: January 14, 2018
- Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue PhD programme.
- Study Subject: With around 100 internationally recognized research groups, the ECN offers outstanding interdisciplinary training and research opportunities for national and international scientists, with research spanning from synapse to behaviour, molecule to disease, and brain to mind.
- Scholarship Award: A scholarship constitutes of roughly 1468 € per month, from which health insurance has to be subtracted.
- Nationality: National and International students
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given.
- Scholarship can be taken in Germany
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: National and International students are eligible to apply to apply.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a
- Formal qualification is an MSc or equivalent degree.
- Outstanding candidates with a BSc degree are also eligible after assessment of their qualification.
English Language Requirements: Students must have to provide a proof of proficiency in English, through TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent. If you are an English native speaker or the main language of your study program was English you do not need to provide a language test.
How to Apply: Please use our online application platform (please follow the link after December 1). Follow the instructions on the platform. At the moment, there is only a desktop version available.
You need to:
- Create a profile
- Once you have a profile, you can start filling in the required information and to upload the required documents (see “What do I need to supply?”)
Only complete applications via this platform can be processed.
Interested candidates should submit a CV, two letters of recommendation and a letter of motivation/intent. This letter should also include a short description of the applicants’ academic and research interests, nominating up to three potential labs within the consortium. Please note that you are free to change your preference during the application process or during lab rotations. Reference letters can be handed in with the application or submitted separately by the reference.