Data protection notification / Application online form

Data protection notification / Application online form

Please read the Data Protection Notification carefully!

Data Protection Declaration
General information
When you actually apply to the University of Göttingen for PhD scholarship, any personal data you provide (your name, address, e-mail address as well as all other application data) will be processed by Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Wilhelmsplatz 1, 37073 Göttingen.

The purpose of this data processing is nominating you for a PhD scholarship by the DAAD.

The initial legal justification for the data processing is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 paragraph 1 subsection a and Art. 7 of the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) as well as Art. 17 paragraph 1 of the Higher Education Act of Lower Saxony (NHG) and the University's own regulations for collecting and processing of personal data of applicants, secondary school students enrolled in university courses, university students, examination candidates, former university members (not counting university employees) and those auditing courses at the Georg August University of Göttingen -PersDatO -(in the version of the official announcement made on 20 October 2010, official announcement 29/2010, page 2,473, last amended by the decision of the Senate on 14 March 2018, official announcement I 21/2018 p. 320).

Data recipients within the university is the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science and the IT Department. Data recipient outside the university is the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Bonn, Germany. There are no other data recipients, especially not abroad.

The University of Göttingen will be keep your data for up to six months after your application/enrolment. In the event your application, it will become part of the files we keep on you. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the fulfilment of the aforementioned purposes, unless statutory requirements mandate longer storage.

Information related to the data protection rights of the individuals concerned
You have the right to information about and of your data stored by the University of Göttingen. You may object to the processing of your data if certain conditions are met and/or request the correction, deletion or restriction of the processing of your data.

If you have any questions or complaints, please contact the Data Protection Officer for the University of Göttingen, Prof. Dr. Andreas Wiebe, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 6, Tel. 0551/39-4689,

The University of Göttingen is responsible for the data processing. The University is represented by its President, Prof. Dr. Reinhard Jahn, Wilhelmsplatz 1, 37073 Göttingen.

Under data protection laws, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, for example to the State Commissioner for Data Protection of Lower Saxony, Prinzenstrasse 5, 30159 Hanover, Tel. 0511/120-4500, 

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time; the data processing that has been carried out up to that point remains compliant. The University of Göttingen would like to call your attention to the fact that if you do exercise this option, we will have no other choice but to exclude you from the application process.

Information related to the individual processing steps
Processing of log data (access data): When using the website, access to pages, whether the access was successful or not, time, data volume transmitted and IP address of the requesting computer are collected to detect bugs. A truncated version of the IP address is stored, such that specific identification cannot be performed or would only possible with an amount of effort that would be totally disproportionate to the knowledge gained by requesting the connection. Actual processing only takes place internally and on the basis of Art. 6 paragraph 1 f) EU GDPR, whereby the legitimate interest lies in bug detection. Log data that has been stored will be automatically deleted after seven calendar days.

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