Helmholtz International Research School for Teratronics

Application for a Doctoral Thesis at HIRST

The application for the PhD Program is simple. You have to choose which Research Area is interesting for you and find out about open PhD positions at the HIRST institutes.

We invite excellent graduates with a Master degree in natural or engineering sciences to apply for our PhD program. Please choose one of our Research Areas in which you aim to do your PhD:

Enabling Technologies

Millimeter-Wave Electronics

Integrated Nanophotonics and Plasmonics 

High-Throughput Digital Signals Processing

Thz Technologies

Teratronic Signal Processing and Terabit/s Communications

Applications are accepted throughout the year.


You will need to check out the partner institutes of HIRST to find out about open PhD positions. Afterwards, follow the steps described here.



If you are interested in joining HIRST as a fellow, please click here for more information.



If you are a PhD candidate at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and aim to join HIRST as a fellow, you receive all information here.