Doctoral students admitted to the Graduate College will receive a stipend of 1,800 Euro/month for a period of 3 years. An extension to 3.5 years is possible. Each student will have at least two advisors from engineering and the social sciences and will be paired with an-other doctoral student from another discipline. The program includes regular seminars on research-related topics and on soft skills as well as participation in workshops and conferences.
Applicants must have a better than average university degree in the field of their research, fulfill the requirements of the respective regulations for dissertations in the faculty in which they seek their doctoral degree, and show a strong motivation for interdisciplinary research and teamwork. Their application should contain a CV, copies of documents of their previous studies, and a 3-5 page proposal for their research in the Graduate College. The admittance will be de-cided by the Board of the Graduate College.