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Important Information

Before applying to the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes please make sure that our current projects are of interest to you and that you fulfill the entry requirements.

Please remember that applications can only be submitted with the online application system until the application deadline and that the same deadline applies to the upload of letters of recommendation.

Our checklist and the application procedure below will help you to successfully submit your application. In case of questions please read carefully through our application section and the FAQ.

If you are unable to find an answer to your question, you need to correct your application AFTER submitting your online application, or you receive your final degree after the application deadline, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Online Video Interviews

Applicants might be asked to have a short phone interview with the coordinator or a senior scientist where they give a short presentation of their most recent research project followed by questions. Please be prepared for an online video interview during the dates mentioned in our application schedule. The online video interview might take place within 24h of notification by e-mail.

Passport and Visa

In case you are invited to the interview symposium you might need a passport to travel to Germany. Please consider to get a passport in advance or ensure that obtaining a passport and - if required - a Visa can be done in time within the time between invitation and interview symposium. Please inspect the homepage of the German embassy in your country. It is your responsibility to have the documents required for travel to Germany in time for the interview symposium. We will offer you advice and help to arrange appointments for Visa applications once you are invited.

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