Applications for the Wolfgang-Gentner fellowship are now being accepted. The fellowship ls are only available for CERN doctoral student. He or she must the citizens of EU member states. A range of interesting benefits will be given to the winning students.
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is supporting technical Doctoral Students from Germany at CERN for a period of up to 3 years (Wolfgang Gentner Scholarships).  Goal of the program is to train students from German universities in an international, world-class high-tech environment with close links to industry. The German Doctoral Student Programme is fully integrated into the general CERN Doctoral Student Programme under the same employment conditions, but funded by the BMBF.
The participants of the doctoral program will receive a tax-free residence payment and other potential benefits such as family or child allowances in accordance with the performance of the CERN doctoral student programs.
Level and Area of Studies
Doctoral degree in technical areas.
Place of Study
The study will be taken in Germany.
Eligibility and Criteria
- University degree with doctoral studies at the commencement at CERN
- National from one of the EU Member States of CERN
- Future doctoral studies at a German university
- Very good academic performance with suitability for promotion
- Good knowledge of English or French.
This Wolfgang-Gentner fellowship is open to students from EU Member States of CERN (Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Israel; Italy; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovak Republic; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland and United Kingdom) are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
Application should be made through the online system at the website and application link below.
25 March and 19 October every year.