Application Documents

All applications have to be delivered in postal form to:

Alexander Hagen
Institute of Physics
Universitaetsstrasse 1
D-86159 Augsburg / GERMANY

All applications for the winter term 2019/20 have to be delivered until 15th May 2019!!

All applications are required to contain the following documents:

  • Fully completed and signed application form

  • Evaluation form for the required Credit Point Equivalents of 16 ECTS credits in all of the three subjects Materials Science, Physics, and Chemistry obtained in your first degree program. As an example, 8 ECTS credits are usually provided for a course with 4 hours of lecture (each 45 minutes) and 2 hours of tutorials (each 45 minutes) per semester summing up to 90 hours (each 45 minutes) per semester. Such a course can be listed with 8 ECTS and 6 SWS. Note: Applicants who graduated from Augsburg University do not have to submit this form.

  • TOEFL proof of at least 550 (for the paper-based test) or 213 (for the computer-based test) or 80 (for the internet-based test) or

  • IELTS-test score of 6.5 (of 9)

  • Note: You will not have to provide a English test score if you are a native English speaker, or graduated from a university where English is the primary language of instruction. In the latter case please provide supporting documentation. Students with a German 'Abitur' need no further proof of their knowledge of English.

  • GRE-Test (not compulsory) recommended.

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Certified copies and certified translations in English or German of:

    1. 'Final Secondary School certificate' (High School etc.) and (if applicable) 'higher education entrance qualification'

    2. Most recent official transcript of your Bachelor studies

    3. Bachelor certificate or equivalent

  • Two letters of recommendation - Note: Applicants who graduated from Augsburg University do not have to provide recommendation letters.