American University of Beirut

How to apply for a PhD in Germany

​The DAAD invites you to participate in their newly set up online course on the topic of how to apply for a PhD in Germany (

If you participate in the course, you will learn more about the following aspects of doing a PhD ​​in Germany:

  • where to find a PhD position,

  • application requirements and how to write a good application,

  • application process,

  • characteristics of the German research landscape,

  • and how to convince a supervisor of your project.

After completing the course you will get a participation certificate.

The course is a completely online-based self-learning module. The total learning time for completing the course will take approximately six to nine hours.

The course is online until April 30. Please contact Ms. Knab ( in any case of questions, suggestions or remarks.

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