Call for Applications: Joint Summer / Winter Schools of the EuroTech Alliance

To enhance exchange and research collaboration between the EuroTech Universities, the EuroTech Alliance is funding selected summer/winter schools, organized by doctoral candidates from at least 3 of the EuroTech Universities for their peers.The topic of the 2-7 day winter/summer school should be interdisciplinary at the cutting edge of science and technology, and be of high relevance for science and society.

If you have a specific interdisciplinary topic in mind that could be developed into a 2-7 day program for at least 15 participants, please discuss the idea of organizing a joint EuroTech winter/summer school with your supervisor. If your supervisors agrees, you need to find 1-2 doctoral candidates from each of the participating EuroTech partner universities. At least 3 of the EuroTech partner universities shall be involved in the organization of the respective joint winter/summer school.

Successful TUM proposals will receive financial support from the TUM to cover all costs on site, amongst others catering (incl. one course welcome dinner), local transport and marketing/course materials. TUM will also cover travel and accommodation expenses of non-EuroTech speakers.

To host a joint EuroTech winter/summer school, please submit the following documents to the TUM Graduate School (

  • Summer/winter school proposal form
  • Detailed summer/winter school proposal (2-3 pages)
  • Program (1 page)
  • Budget overview
  • Support letters from the professors/ academics from at least 3 of the EuroTech partner universities

The application deadline for joint EuroTech winter/summer schools in 2020 is 1 December 2019!

Further information about the application process can be found in the joint EuroTech winter/summer school - instruction for applicants document or on our website.