How to Apply

Please read the admission requirements and FAQs carefully before starting the application process.

Applications for the 2023 fall semester will open mid-November 2022. Admission requirements for each center can be found here:

Admission Center for Doctoral Studies in Business

Admission Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics

Admission Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Science

General information

Admission to our programs is highly competitive so we encourage you to thoroughly familiarize yourself with the contents of our website. This will help you prepare the best application possible.

Online application portal

Final application deadline: 31 March 2023

Early applications

Applications handed in before 15 January 2023 will be treated as early applications and reviewed before the final deadline. Applications from candidates that are not accepted in the early round will be reviewed again with all other applications after the final deadline of 31 March.

Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences

Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences

B 6, 30–32
68159 Mannheim