GSN Application

The application period within the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences, for entry in Fall 2020, is now open!

Deadline for submission of applications: February 15th, 2020 at 12:00 (noon) CET.
Deadline for submission of recommendation letters: February 20th, 2020 at 12:00 (noon) CET.

We look forward to your applications!

Registration: In order to fill in your online application, you need to register first. Select "Create new account" in the navigation bar on the left of the screen and enter a username and your email address, as well as the other required fields. You will then immediately receive an email with an activation link to confirm your application. Please be sure to check your SPAM/JUNK folder if the email does not appear in your inbox. After confirming your registration and choosing a password you will be able to start your application.

Important guidelines:


  • Only complete applications submitted via the online tool before the deadline will be considered;
  • You should save your application to make sure the data is stored. This gives you the opportunity to edit your data flexibly prior to submission;
  • Please remember to formally submit your application by clicking the “Save and Submit” button (last tab) once your application is complete; 
  • Once you have submitted your application it is no longer possible to make changes!
  • You can monitor the status of your recommendation letters under "Progress" in the "Application" menu;
  • Explanation for icons:

Process/step pending
Process/step completed
Form sheet

  • The maximum file size per uploaded document is limited to 5 MB and should not be encrypted;
  • There are no application fees.

Letter of recommendation: You must provide contact details and an email address for two referees. Please carefully fill in this information in the online application form. They will receive an automated email, inviting them to submit an online recommendation through the application tool. Make sure that your referee has enough time to submit the  recommendation by the deadline (February 20th, 2020 at 12:00 (noon) CET). You can submit your application before your reference letters arrives.

Timeline for 2020 applications: 
•    Deadline for submission of application: February 15th, 2020 at 12:00 (noon) CET
•    Deadline for submission of recommendation letter: February 20th, 2020 at 12:00 (noon) CET 
•    Early April 2020: Communication of decisions about refusal or invitation to the Interview Phase
•    May 8th – 12th, 2020 (details TBA): Interview Phase
•    By end of May 2020: Communication of decisions about refusal or acceptance to the GSN program
•    October 1st, 2020: Start of GSN programs

Apply now