Finding a supervisor

To be able to do a PhD in Göttingen, it is a requirement to find a supervisor in mathematics in Göttingen for your PhD project.

Possible supervisors and their mathematical research priorities can be found here:


If you want to apply for the supervision, please send an application via e-mail to the person you would like to be supervised by.

An application has to contain the following elements:


  • An indivicual cover letter with concrete information about the own research project
  • For the research project, a distinct reference to the research priorities of the person that receives the application should be visible
  • Curriculum vitae


Apply for Admission to GAUSS

If you want to do your PhD in Göttingen in mathematics, you have to apply for admission to the Göttingen PhD school GAUSS. More information can be found here: