The Graduate School of Energy Science and Engineering at the Technische Universität Darmstadt offers an excellent research environment to educate tomorrow’s leading Energy Engineers within the field of renewable energy. The institution is based on a multidisciplinary field of expertise geared to identify and master the most demanding scientific, engineering, economic and social challenges. The challenge of a continuous transition from the carbon-based, non-renewable primary energy sources of today, to renewable and environmentally friendly energy resources of tomorrow, is met by the strategy of the Graduate School to improve conventional energy technologies and render them progressively more efficient, while simultaneously developing innovative and advanced renewable energy technologies.
The Graduate School will be funded by the German Excellence Initiative as of November 1st, 2012.
The Graduate School of Energy Science and Engineering invites applications for:
30 doctoral scholarships
Positions commence on November 1st, 2012.
We are seeking highly qualified and motivated doctoral fellows to develop their scientific skills in a focused way, and to cooperate under optimal conditions in a highly stimulating interdisciplinary environment.
- Hold a Master of Science degree from a University or a University of Applied Sciences in Natural Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering or Applied Mathematics
- Represent the top 15% of their graduating class
- Applications must include curriculum vitae, Master of Science or Applied Science Diploma transcripts, letter of motivation with intended research field of interest and proof of English proficiency
Address for applications (online applications welcome):