Application and Registration
for Admission to the PhD Program of the
Cologne Graduate School
in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS)

* = required fields

Personal Information

* Last name

* First name

Middle name(s)
Year: Month: Day:
* Date of birth

* Place of birth (city / country)

* Nationality
* E-mail address (only one!)


* Street

* Postal zip code

* City

State (if applicable)

* Country

* Telephone number

Fax number (if applicable)


First degree (BA, MA, Diploma or other)

* University/College

* Dates (from - to)

* First degree

* Date (expected)

* Grade (out of possible)

Non-European students please indicate the equivalent according to the German system (German system: 1=very good, 2=good, etc.)

* Name of advisor

* Subject area of study

Second Degree (BA, MA, Diploma or other - if applicable)


Dates (from - to)

Second degree

Date (expected)

Grade (out of a possible)

Name of advisor

Subject area of study

Honors, Scholarships, Prizes, Awards

Please list honors, scholarships, prizes and awards you have received relevant to this application, with dates and a short description (max. 400 words).

Research Experience

Please write the title and a description of your Diploma or Masters's thesis research, or equivalent. Indicate the significance, state the number of months of
research. If you have carried out other research prior to your diploma, or since then, please describe it briefly in a separate paragraph.

* Thesis Title:

* Abstract of Thesis (max. 400 words):

* Please indicate whether you are interested in a scholarship at the EWI (Institute of Energy Economics):

Doctoral Research Focus

Please indicate two faculty members you would like to meet during the interviews. For more information on the faculty members, please visit


* First priority
* Second priority


Please list below the names, institutions and institutional e-mail addresses of the two referees who have agreed to write a letter of recommendation on your
behalf. The database will send an e-mail to the below mentioned referees. Please note that at least one of the two referees needs to be from the academic area.
Please make sure to inform your referees before submitting the registration.

Referee no. 1

* Name
* Institution
* E-Mail (only one!)

Referee no. 2

* Name
* Institution
* E-Mail (only one!)

Assurance of Complete and Truthful Information

By submitting this application, I am certifying the complete accuracy and truthfulness of all information stated herein. I am aware that untruthful answers,
whether intentional or the result of negligence, could lead to the revocation of my admission. I consent to the storage of my personal data for application
and admission purposes.

Please note that you cannot change your data once it has been submitted!


Successful registration will be confirmed by e-mail.



(c) This registration system has been created by GWDG, Göttingen.