how to

If you are and outstanding and highly motivated candidate we would like you to apply for a PhD position at Wetsus. Use the apply button to send your application. You’ll find the apply button at the end of each project published.

  • Documents/information to be submitted
    • Motivation letter: Explain what the reason is for your application for this PhD research position and what is your interest in WaterTechnology? Provide some concrete examples of what makes you suitable for the PhD research position.
    • CV specifying:
      • Doctoral study entrance qualification (university and subject master degree)
      • List of internships (subject, name supervisor, grade, etc.)
      • Publications (if applicable)
      • Scientific interest, complementary qualifications, achievements
      • Other relevant information
    • Grades (with the grading system explained)
    • Copy of your master diploma or university letter stating that the master diploma will be obtained soon
    • At least one letter of recommendation and contact information of the referee(s)

    Please combine all documents in one single attachment.

    Use the apply button to submit your application. Applications send to us by mail will not be processed. You can find the apply button at the end of each published research project description.

  • Evaluation & recruitment
    • Only complete applications will be evaluated
    • You can only apply once. You are asked to rank your preference for a 
 PhD research position. A maximum of 3 preferences can be given
    • The recruitment will proceed based on your first preference. If we 
think you are more suitable for your 2nd or 3th preference, we will contact you about this.
    • By applying for this position, you give Wetsus permission to share your application with the other parties involved in the recruitment.