• The diploma category in ‘the files to upload’ section is a mandatory category. I have done my bachelors in an honours course, which is a degree and not a diploma. In this case, am I supposed to upload my bachelor’s degree certificate?

    Yes, please upload the degree certificate. Diploma should be also read as degree certificate.

  • Where do I find a specific slot in the application form where I can upload documents concerning the research goals, methodology, schedule and a few more details regarding the research project?

    At the end of the section “Files to upload”, you will see there is a slot saying Add other relevant documents (if applicable)” and a below a  “Add other relevant documents with a “plus(+)” sign – here you may upload as many documents as you wish, by clicking on the plus sign every time you wish to upload another document.

  • As a PhD candidate, am I supposed to upload my research proposal or any related documents in the application form?

    If yes, where can I upload them? At the end of the section “Files to upload”, you will see there is a slot saying Add other relevant documents (if applicable)” and a below a  “Add other relevant documents with a “plus(+)” sign – here you may upload as many documents as you wish, by clicking on the plus sign every time you wish to upload another document.

  • What kind of document/file should be attached in the columns “Academic Records” and “Diploma”? What is the difference between both categories?

    Diploma means your degree certificates. Academic records refers to your transcripts, and / or mark sheets.

  • As a PhD candidate, do I need to upload only the M.Phil. Certificate or the M.A. and B.A. as well?

    Besides your Bachelor’s certificate, also the degree certificate and mark sheets of your Masters.

  • I am not familiar with the faculty at the University of Göttingen, so what do I fill in out the mandatory column of faculty at the University of Göttingen?

    One of your tasks as an applicant is to thoroughly research if the University of Göttingen is suitable for your degree / research. Therefore we encourage you to look at the website of the university and become familiar with the faculty and departments of your academic area:https://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/1.html

  • During form filling, there is a section where we need to mention the Faculty at the University of Göttingen and another field that asks for a subject of study or research at the University of Göttingen. Do I as a master’s student need to fill that out and if so, how will I contact the faculty?

    One of your tasks as an applicant is to thoroughly research if the University of Göttingen is suitable for your degree / research. Therefore we encourage you to look at the website of the university and become familiar with the faculty and departments of your academic area: https://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/1.html

  • Is there any specific format of invitation letter from the host supervisor at the University of Göttingen to be attached in application or a plain letter of invitation is sufficient?

    There is no form, a plain letter of invitation and support is sufficient.