Guest PhD Program

If you are already persuing a PhD and wish to perfom a research stay at one of the research groups of our graduate school, the MAINZ Guest PhD program is the right choice for you.

Prior to the official application process (starting with submission of your documents) you need to select and convince a supervisor from the MAINZ faculty to offer a position as guest PhD to you!
Afterwards, you need to submit the following documents (only PDF-files in upright Position will be accepted) to

  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of your Bachelor's and Master's (if applicable) certificates and transcripts
  • Invitation letter of a member of the MAINZ faculty giving the exact dates of the internship (from-to)
  • A document describing your research project (2 pages max.) and indicating the research area of MAINZ it belongs to
  • A list of your estimated travel costs (flight, train etc)

Your application is possible throughout the year. The selection criteria correspond to those for the PhD Postition.
Please note, that your application has to be submitted latest 12 weeks before the start of your project!