You can apply for both the graduate trainee programme and a
specific opening. In this case, please clearly advise us of this in
both applications to ensure that the entire process goes
The International Graduate Trainee Programme is currently
available in Munich, London, Milan, Princeton, Johannesburg,
Sydney, Singapore, Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
As a rule, you will apply to the relevant job ad in our online job
market for the desired location. All currently open positions
within the International Graduate Trainee Programme are listed
Please note that requirements, entry dates and application
deadlines and procedures may differ depending on the country,
location and target unit. Further details are available here.
Please apply directly to the job advertisement on our online job
market and answer all questions as completely as possible (clicking
"apply online" in the job ad will open the form). This is the only
way for us to assess your profile in detail. Please also enclose
your curriculum vitae and credentials (a total of two files, each
five MB, PDF files are welcome).
Of course, you can also opt for the traditional path and apply by
post. Job advertisements will state a contact; otherwise please
send your application documents to
Your application will be reviewed by Human Resources and the
department advertising the vacant position. If your profile meets
our requirements, you will be invited to a selection interview.
Please submit a complete application, enclosing a summary of the
proposed subject matter of your dissertation. The application
should be emailed with your summary and other documents to the
We will promptly notify you if your topic is selected for a
contract as a doctoral candidate or corporate partnership.