Admission: The programme starts once a year with winter term (1 October)

Application: Possible throughout the year until 1 September

First thing: Find a potential supervisor

1. Find a potential supervisor
You can look at our internet information of the ZSN (Center for Systems Neuroscience) Hannover and find the right department in your field of interest. Please contact ZSN members directly to ask for supervision.

2. Arrange an appointment
with the scientist for finding a suitable project.

3. Application

Submit your complete application package together with your potential supervisor's (Project description template). The PhD commission will decide upon your application and the project in the next meeting (see homepage commission)

Please send your documents as pdf via email to:

University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
(Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover)
ZSN office at HGNI (Graduate School)
Bünteweg 2
30559 Hannover


Paper clips
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PhD students files
© Selle, TiHo

4. Accepted?
If you are accepted for the programme by the PhD commission, you can be enroled at the TiHo for the next term (enrolment period 1 August – 30 September).

In exceptional cases preliminary enrolment for summer term (start 1 April) is possible.