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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - High Dimensional Nonstationary Time Series

Applying to the Program 2019

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Where to apply, and how:

Please send your application (including a motivation letter stating your research interests and plans, an academic curriculum vitae, information on previous studies - i. e. transcripts and certificates, two academic references preferably using an official e-mail address, postal address and letterhead, uploaded online (see link below) by 15.02.2019, quoting the reference number DR/144/18 and the subject IRTG 1792 Intake 2019 to the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, School of Business and Economics, IRTG 1792 "High Dimensional Nonstationary Time Series", Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably online via admission-bdpems.wiwi.hu-berlin.de.







Application Deadlines


Online Application 15.11.2018-15.02.2019
Referee Input Upload 15.11.2018-15.02.2019
Application review and selection process 01.03.2019-31.03.2019
Result announcement 01.04.2019-31.05.2019
Invitation letters 01.06.2019-30.06.2019
Contract signing 01.08.2019-30.09.2019
Begin of the contract with IRTG 1792* 01.10.2019

*The contract (E-13 TV-L HU, 75%) is limited to three years.


Application Procedure

We invite outstanding students of mathematics, statistics and economics to apply for our PhD student positions.



During the online application process you will be asked to provide the following:

  • curriculum vitae
  • a motivation letter stating research interests and plans
  • information on all previous studies, i.e. transcripts and certificates
  • two academic references directly uploaded online by the professors
  • GRE scores from the General Test (Highly recommended. Can be handed in later),
  • TOEFL scores (institution code: 8167, department code: 84) or IELTS, except if your native language is English or if you earned a previous university degree from an English speaking programme.


New students

Successful applicants will receive the notification and all the necessary documents for a new position via email. The supervising professor will be chosen once you commence your studies here.