PhD Scholarships in the Research School „Service-Oriented Systems Engineering“ • Universität Potsdam • Potsdam

PhD Scholarships in the Research School „Service-Oriented Systems Engineering“ • Universität Potsdam • Potsdam

Open Positions 18

Time Span 01 Oct 2021 for 4 years

Application Deadline 01 Aug 2021

Financing yes

Type of Position

  • PhD – Individual Supervisor

Field of Research

  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
  • Engineering

SubjectsService-Oriented Systems EngineeringDescriptionDesign and implementation of service-oriented architectures impose numerous research questions from the fields of software engineering, system analysis and modeling, adaptability, application integration and IT security.

Service-Oriented Systems Engineering represents a symbiosis of best practices in object orientation, component-based development, distributed computing, and business process management. It provides integration of business and IT concerns.

“Service-Oriented Systems Engineering” denotes a current research topic in the field of IT-systems engineering with high potential in academic research as well as in industrial application.

Annually, the Research School offers 18 Ph.D. Scholarships

Scholarship holders enjoy a great research environment, close mentorship by professors and postdocs of the research school, interaction with many peers, enormous computing power with HPI’s data lab, and significant travel funding.

If you have prior experience or interest in “Service-Oriented Systems Engineering”, you are invited to apply with the following documents:

1. Curriculum vitae and copies of certificates/transcripts
2. Brief research proposal
3. Work samples/copies of relevant scientific work (e.g., master’s thesis)
4. Letter of recommendation

Applications have to be submitted by February 1 and August 15 of the respective year. Positions are usually available at the beginning of April and October, respectively.

Please send your questions and applications for “Service-Oriented Systems Engineering” to

Working Language

  • English
  • German

Language of Dissertation

  • English
  • German

Required Documents

  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Research Proposal
  • Others : Letter of recommendation

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