Visiting PhD researchers

If you are planning to come to us as a visiting PhD, the first step is to identify and find a member of the Hertie School Faculty who is willing to supervise and support you during your stay at the School. Afterwards, please send your application to the PhD Team. Please find more information below. 

Visiting PhD researchers are welcome to participate in the academic activities of the Hertie School (research colloquia and events). They may also participate in a variety of PhD methods and skills workshops offered during their stay, if places are available.

How to apply

Please send the following to phd-applications[at]hertie-school[dot]org:

  • Letter of motivation, including: proposed dates of visit, reason for visit, and external funding if applicable;
  • Name of the Hertie School faculty members who support the visit;
  • CV;
  • Research proposal or outline of dissertation;
  • MA transcript and degrees, PhD transcript;
  • Proof of current enrolment as a doctoral researcher;

All documents must be provided in English.

The Hertie faculty member should send a letter in support of your visit to the above-mentioned email address.

When to apply

Applications are accepted throughout the year and will be processed on a rolling basis. We kindly ask for your patience while we review your application documents.