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International Advanced Research Opportunities Program at RWTH Aachen University for Phd

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Doctoral candidates and postdocs of strategically relevant international universities and research institutions, which are either partners of RWTH or plan on initiating a partnership with the University.

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen Information

Founded in 1870, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Aachen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

Doctoral candidates and postdocs of strategically relevant international universities and research institutions, which are either partners of RWTH or plan on initiating a partnership with the University.

Offered Benefits

  • A travel grant of 1,000 euros (lump sum)
  • German language classes and intercultural training
  • A monthly stipend of 1,800 euros for a period of up to 6 months

Application Process

Application Documents:

  • Application documents must be submitted in English
  • Curriculum Vitae with contact details (mailing address, email address)
  • List of recent publications
  • Statement of purpose with reference to the research project, duration of the stay and expected outcome – see “Goals of AROP” and “Selection Criteria”
  • Time schedule with exact days and itinerary
  • Invitation letter from RWTH Aachen University: reference to the joint project and duration of the stay, expected outcome (if possible) and future perspectives of the cooperation

Application

Please send all your application documents in a single pdf document via email to Dr. Daniel Holder. We recommend that you get in touch with us before you submit your application so that we can discuss the project beforehand (via telephone, email or in-person) – we are happy to assist you!

Apply Here

APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY ABROAD

1. SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN VIETNAM 2020-2021

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2. SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN AUSTRALIA 2020-2021

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