Application Process

Each semester the partner institutions of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin publish a call for applications. If you are interested in a study mobility at one of the partner institutions of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, please contact your departmental coordinator first about the application process.

The following documents have to be handed in to apply for a study mobility at one of the partner institutions of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

  • Application Form
  • CV in Europass Format
  • Letter of Motivation 1 – 2 pages/ specify relevance of studies at the partner institution
  • Copy of Passport
  • Transcript of Records with grade point average (GPA)
  • Language Certificate
  • Copy of Bachelor Degree (for Master Students), or Master Degree (for PhD Students)
  • Proof of Enrolment at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin for the current study cycle
  • Learning Agreement, first draft
  • PhD students additionally attach their PhD work plan (instead of the Learning Agreement), as well as a recommendation letter from their PhD supervisor at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and - if applicable - a letter of support of their envisaged supervisor at the partner institution to their application

 

All applications are evaluated based on the following criteria

  • Academic achievements/scientific background of the applicant (CV, study progress and results, research results, publications)
  • Motivation for the study stay abroad
  • Language proficiency
  • Quality of learning agreement: does the application match the course offer at the partner institution?
  • If thesis work is planned: relevance of proposed thesis topic to the research fields listed in the call for applications, relevance to field of study, methodology

 

Last edit: May 2019