PhD Proposal Writing Workshops (PPWW)

Want to do PhD in Germany? Wondering how to write a PhD proposal? The DAAD offers workshops for aspirant who intend to pursue their doctorate in Germany!

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Upcoming Workshop

The upcoming workshop is being organised for PhD aspirants from the fields of Environmental Sciences and Sustainability and includes subjects such as water, waste management, energy etc.

The DAAD offers workshops for aspirants in various subject fields throughout the year.

When & where?

  • Online workshop in July 2022
  • Application deadline: 10 July

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Who can apply?

  •  Students of  relevant subject fields who have completed or are pursuing Masters or MPhil

It is recommended that you complete the ‘How to apply for a PhD in Germany – online course’ offered free of cost by Research in Germany. Registration for the course is open and the course takes 6-9 hours to complete. (moodle.daad.de/phd)
It will introduce you to the research landscape of Germany and will help you pick the suitable institution for your PhD.

How to apply?

Application will be completely online.
You are requested to fill up the application form and upload the  documents that include
1. an updated CV
2. abstract of research proposal and
3. if you have completed the course, then the completion certificate of ‘How to apply for a PhD in Germany – online course

Application Link

Participation in the workshops is subject to selection.
In case of questions, contact marketing.newdelhi@daad.de

Past/Finalised Workshops

For Life Sciences and Physical Sciences, 30 March

Online
30 March, 10:00-17:00 IST

The workshop will be conducted by

  • Prof Dr Gopal Dixit, IIT Bombay
  • Prof Dr Vasudharani Devanathan, IISER Tirupati

Together with Team DAAD

  • Dhanashree Deodhar, Regional Officer
  • Girija Joshi, Regional Officer

For Humanities and Social Sciences

Online
23 November, 10:00-17:00 IST

The workshop was conducted by

  • Dr Christoph Woiwode, Indo-German Centre for Sustainability at IIT Madras
  • Dr Sebastian Schwecke, Max Weber Foundation

Together with Team DAAD

  • Apoorv Mahendru, Head – Marketing
  • Aditi Gosavi, Senior Advisor – Communication

For Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering Sciences

Online
15 July, 1400-1800 IST
16 July, 1400-1800 IST

The workshop was conducted by

  • Prof Dr Aruna Dhathathreyan, AcSIR Chennai – Biophysical Chemistry
  • Prof Dr Aranya Bhuti Bhattacherjee, BITS Hyderabad – Physics
  • Prof Dr Amitava Gupta, Jadavpur University – Power Engineering
  • Dr Jaydeep Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University – Biotechnology

Together with the Team DAAD

  • Apoorv Mahendru, Head – Marketing
  • Aditi Gosavi, Senior Advisor – Communication
  • Kanchi Arora, Executive Assistant to the Director
  • Dhanashree Deodhar, Regional Officer – Maharashtra, Gujarat