Join yDiv

Apply for a PhD position at iDiv.

Check here for vacant positions. Please note that you can only apply for announced PhD positions.

Apply foradmission into yDiv in case you have already started a PhD project in the field of biodiversity research.

You can apply for yDiv membership if your PI is an iDiv member.

Please start by discussing with your principal investigator (PI). Being part of yDiv gives you access to many opportunities but also implies the agreement of you, your PI, and additional supervisors to the regulations and statutes of our structured graduate programme as well as the supervision agreement.

To kick off the application process, please contact the coordination team at for an admission form.

Scholarship by the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)

Apply for a scholarship by the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU) Stipendienprogramm and receive support by yDiv.

This concerns potential doctoral researchers and their supervisors (iDiv members) whose research interests are relevant to iDiv and the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU). iDiv can support potential doctoral researchers both seeking for a funding opportunity from the DBU Stipendienprogramm and wishing to take part in the structured graduate programme yDiv.

If you are interested and seek further information contact

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