WIMEK Graduate Programme

Write your own PhD research proposal with professional coaching and training and grab your chance to win a WIMEK PhD grant and conduct your own PhD research!

  • Are you an excellent MSc student?
  • Are you dreaming of an academic research career?
  • Do you want to elaborate your own original PhD research proposal in the field of 'Sustainability Sciences'?
  • Doe you want to participate in a group of hightly motivated excellent MSc students?

Then apply for the WIMEK Graduate Programme and get a step closer to your own PhD project!

WIMEK offers a maximum of 15 excellent MSc students of WIMEK-related programmes the opportunity to participate in the 'WIMEK Graduate Programme'. This programme prepares highly motivated MSc students for an academic research career by further developing their research skills and writing a full PhD research proposal on a self-selected subject within the file of 'Environmental and Sustainability Sciences'.

WIMEK will award two PhD positions to the two best MSc students. At the conclusion of the WIMEK Graduate Programme the MSc students will present their research proposal for a WIMEK Graduate Programme Jury who will decide on the selection of 2 top MSc candidates for a PhD position.

After finishing the conclusion of the WIMEK Graduate Programme all participating MSc students will be in an excellent position to pursue a career as a PhD candidate in one of the participating WIMEK research groups (or anywhere else in the world).

Succeeding in this programme will give you an excellent preparation for a career in science!

For detailed information about participating MSc programmes, target group and selection criteria, content of the WIMEK Graduate Programme, nomination of excellent MSc students, and selection of MSc students, please download the WIMEK Graduate Programme 2018-2019 brochure / WIMEK Graduate Programme 2018-2019 brochure second round.