Bielefeld Graduate School in Theoretical Sciences
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Doing a doctorate as a member of the BGTS

Doctoral students who are members of one of the participating programs automatically become members of the BGTS.

Other doctoral students of economics, mathematics and physics can apply for a membership.


Prerequirements for an application

  • Proof of a supervision agreement (or compareable document) in which the doctoral student commits herself/hisself to a quality control after one year of her/his doctoral studies, e.g. in form of a seminar talk with discussion, a publication, an exam within a doctoral program. For instance, you can use the following template of a supervision agreement.
  • Acceptance as a doctoral candidate

Application procedure

If you want to apply for a BGTS membership, please write an e-mail to including scanned copies of the required documents listed above.