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It is possible to apply for a position as a doctoral student at KSIST at any time.

Currently only doctoral students who already have a PhD position at KIT can apply for a position at KSIST, provided that the supervisor endorses the participation to the KSIST training program. Furthermore, the envisaged research area has to be related to at least one of the .   

In order to apply for a position as a doctoral student at KSIST, please send your application per email to info∂

The application must include the following documentation:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Institute and department at KIT
  • Starting date of PhD position
  • Current financial source
  • Preliminary PhD thesis title
  • Endorsement letter signed by the supervisor of the PhD thesis. This can (must not) be a separate email


Subject of the application email: "Application as KSIST doctoral student"

Attachment: All required documents (possibly as a single pdf file if not exceeding 8 MB).