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How to apply

Once you are enrolled in one of the participating MSc-programs, you will be able to apply for the SãMBio program. Therefore, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • Letter of motivation
  • BSc certificate (or preliminary BSc certificate)
  • English language certificate (e. g. Abiturzeugnis, TOEFL, DAAD-language certificate etc.), expected level: B2 or higher
  • Enrollment certificate (or letter of acceptance / signed application of enrolment)

Please note that the letter of motivation might have a big impact on the success of your application. We advise that the following points will be addressed:
Why do you apply for the double degree program? How would you benefit from the program, both scientifically and personally? Why do you think that you are well suited for this program?

Please submit your application (one pdf file: Surname_name_applicationSaMBio2020) to Eva Liebau

Overview application and selection process

May/July 2020
Application deadline for regular MSc-program
12. October 2020
Application deadline for the SãMBio program
October 2020 Selection interviews

The selection criteria

  • BSc grade
  • Academic background and scientific achievements
  • International experience gained while working or studying abroad
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Motivation to join the program as shown in the letter of motivation
  • English language skills
  • Portuguese language skills are an advantage but not mandatory