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NeuroCure PhD Fellowships

The NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence invites applications for its PhD program starting in Fall 2016. With over 50 internationally recognized research groups, NeuroCure offers outstanding interdisciplinary training and research opportunities for national and interantional scientists from a wide range of backgrounds.

Degree PhD
Courses Areas related to nervous systems
Eligible Countries Open to all nationalities
Provider University Medicine Berlin
Deadline 10/01/2016
Covers 1360 € per month of stipend
Taken at University Medicine Berlin
Official Notice

How to Apply:

Please use their online application platform. Follow the instructions on the platform.
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.
Their application platform will go live in December 2015

Selection Process:

After a first review of the applications by an independent committee of local scientist, selected candidates will be invited for a Skype or telephone interview. After this selection step short listed candidates will be invited to visit the Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure for a final assessment. During this stay, candidates will have the opportunity to meet faculty members of their choice and discuss potential projects with prospective supervisors. Shortly after this, the final decision will be announced by the selection committee

Once a candidate has been accepted for a scholarship, he/ she and his/ her supervisor have to propose a research project, which should be presented in front of the examination and admissions commission of the International Graduate Program Medical Neurosciences. Following this reviewing process, the student will enrol as a PhD candidate at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Depending on previous degrees, the thesis work will be awarded with the title of PhD or MD/PhD.

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