A Graduate Education Program at DESY in Cooperation with Universität Hamburg
You are starting a PhD at DESY or Universität Hamburg and want to become a member of the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School? Here you can sign up.
If you are already doing a PhD at Universität Hamburg or DESY and would like to register as a member in the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School, please read the information below carefully and then submit your data in our online membership database.
How do I benefit from being a member?
The graduate school gives its members privileged access to the facility and reserves fixed slots for them:
Members benefit from the graduate school's training programme
How can I become a member?
To become a member, you have to be admitted as a doctoral student and conduct your studies in one of the PIER research and competence fields:
PhD students who are enrolled at universities other than Universität Hamburg may also become members.
Full membership & associated membership
Only possible for doctoral students with a DESY employment contract who are full member in an other graduate programme (e.g. DASHH, HELIOS, Excellence Graduate Schools University of Hamburg, SFBs)
For all doctoral students who fulfill the above mentioned requirements and who are not full members in an other graduate school (e.g. DASHH, HELIOS, Excellence Graduate Schools University of Hamburg, SFBs)
As a general rule, in case of doubt, it is the the steering committee of the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School which decides whether or not an application for membership will be accepted.