EPOC Application Form

All applications have to be submitted by filling out the following EPOC application form. Each candidate should select at most two of the EPOC individual research projects (IRPs), (described in detail on the EPOC main webpage). Each applicant has to provide names and email addresses of two referees, who are willing to provide letters of reference for the applicant. Information submitted through the EPOC application form can be changed by the applicant for ten days.

Phone Number
Current Address
Fill out the following fields.

Candidates are not eligible for a project if they have resided, or carried out their main activity, in the country of the recruiting university of the individual research project for more than 12 months between Sept. 2018 and Aug. 2021.

Place of Residence
and/ or study
the 12 past months
Leave the fields empty if there are no changes to the current address

Latest Degree
Insert the degree you already obtained
Planned Degree
Insert the planned degree and date of completion in case you are in the process of finishing a degree
According to the eligibility criteria of Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITNs, candidates should not have been awarded a doctoral degree nor have more than four years full-time equivalent research experience.
ECTS during
the Bachelor
ECTS during the
(planned) Master


Your first choice will be given priority
(if possible)

Recommendation #1
Recommendation #2
You should nominate two academic or professional referees. The referees will automatically receive an e-mail and will be asked to provide a reference letter.

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PDF 01

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (combined in one PDF)
01Motivation Letter
02Curriculum vitae
03Bachelor and Master transcripts
04Abstract of Master's thesis
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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (combined in one PDF)
01Copies of previous degrees/diploma
02Proof of English language proficiency for non-native speakers
03Any other relevant information
I hereby agree to the processing of my personal data as described in the data protection declaration in the context of job placement procedures at Bielefeld University.
You will shortly receive an e-mail confirmation receipt of your application. The e-mail contains a link to make changes to your application. The link is valid for 10 days.
Application Deadline:
January 31, 2021

Selection Decisions Announced:
March 31, 2021

Start of Work Contracts:
September 1, 2021

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