Explicit target group for the SynCity summer school are researchers, who are in an early stage of their academic career, such as PhD students, Post-Docs, and junior faculty, (at least Master degree level), from all over the world.


To apply for both, the participation in the summer school AND a travel grant for up to 90% of your expenses, please send the following documents to our e-mail adress:



1. Curriculum Vitae / Biosketch (max. 2 pages)

2. Filled in document "Personal and scientific statement" (please download the file here)

3. Official document proving your enrollment for / accomplishment of PhD studies.

4. Work sample (paper, thesis chapter, project)



Please submit your application through e-mail starting May 15, 2014 and not later than June 25, 2014 (EXTENDED!).

Letters of acceptance will be send out (by email) by July 4, 2014.

Participation is limited to 15 international participants.

Additionally 5 PhD students from TU Dresden can take part at SynCity. If you are a PhD-student at TU Dresden please also go through the application process and send your application as mentioned above.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.