Application process


Applicants must hold a Bachelor degree in

  • physics or
  • a relevant engineering subject.

Further specifications can be found below within the description of the application procedure.

(Consider: International students with a German first degree – Bachelor or High School – are not considered as ‚International Students‘ but as ‚Bildungsinländer‘)

The 2020 deadline for applications from international candidates has passed. The next application period begins in early 2021. Please visit our website again at this time for more details. A provisional list of the required documents :

  • Application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Scans of the certificates and transcripts of all academic degrees
  • Scan of the high school diploma or certificate of secondary school education
  • Proof of adequate English language skills. This can be obtained through English courses completed at secondary schoool or during university studies, experience with English speaking programmes, stays abroad or an international qualification such as Toefl or IELTS (Toefl code: 8265). Such an international qualifcation is not (!) mandatory. There is no specific threshold for English language skills, but in the recent years the minimum level of the applicants being admitted was generally approximately equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or Toefl IBT 90.
  • Letter of motivation

In a first step all documents can be submitted electronically. Please mind the FAQs on this page.

If you want us to inform you about the start of the next application period please fill the following form.



    The next application period begins in early 2021 for deadline 15th July 2021.