21 openings for its PhD scholarship program
The Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED) at the
Technische Universität Darmstadt has
21 openings for its PhD scholarship program in the areas of IT Security
CASED is an IT Security research center currently being established at
Technische Universität Darmstadt in cooperation with the Fraunhofer
Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT) and the University
of Applied Sciences Darmstadt (h_da). CASED will constitute a research
infrastructure for forefront IT Security research.
CASED hosts a 3 year doctoral program for outstanding students holding
a Master’s degree (or German Diploma or equivalent) in Computer
Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related
This prestigious program offers scholarships to exceptional students
who have the potential to make outstanding contributions to science in
the following areas of IT Security: security of data (cryptography,
including post quantum cryptography), security of services (SOA etc.),
security of things (embedded systems etc.).
A total of 21 scholarships (each 1,468 Euro per month) are available.
CASED will have a significantly higher proportion of female scientists
compared to the average German research institutions and encourages
applications of female postgraduate students. Five openings (sponsored
by Horst Görtz Stiftung) are reserved for women only.
You can find more information about CASED, research topics, thesis
advisors, and formalities concerning your application on our website
Applications must include
* a CV,
* a statement of motivation,
* and academic transcripts.
* a letter of application,
* the names of two references (who will provide letters of
Applications that lack one or more of these might not be taken into
consideration. Candidates will be considered until all positions are
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