Application Procedure

Welcome to DASHH!

Before you start to prepare your application we strongly encourage you to read the admission requirements that also list the necessary documents you will need for your application. You can apply for up to two PhD research topics of your interest. During the online application process you will need to answer the two following questions:

  • Why are you interested in these PhD topics?
  • What is your relevant experience in the research fields of the chosen PhD topics?

Overview of the selection process of the next call for PhD applications 2021/2022:

  • Call Opening: Early September, 2021
  • Submission of the application and the required documents via our online application portal until December 1, 2021
  • Pre-screening interview (video conference) of potentially interesting candidates by the involved Principal Investigators (January, 2022)
  • Online Admission Workshop at DESY in Hamburg (presentation of your Master thesis research to the Admission Committee with representatives from all partner insitutions and individual interviews with Principal Investigators) on February 10th and 11th, 2022
  • Decision on acceptance by March, 2022



Detailed project descriptions can be found here.