Frequently Asked Questions


When can i apply for the ssdw?

The application period starts most likely in the beginning of April and normally ends by the end of April. The exact deadlines will be announced once the application period started.

The application page can be found here. Applications sent in after this deadline will not be accepted.


I am doing my phd - can i still apply?


do i need to be able to fulfill all requirements on the application page?

Yes. If you cannot fulfill all requirements we cannot admit you to the workshop.

Can i get travel support?

Thanks to our sponsors and supporters we were happy to financially support our participants in the past. The amount
of support changes from year to year and cannot be predicted.


How much personal time do i have during the week of the workshop?

The week is pretty intense. It’s a smart move to relaxe before and after the workshop.


I am a student at the university of stuttgart. can i get credits for participating in the workshop?

Yes. You are able to get 3 ECTS by participating in the workshop. You will need to take part in an oral exam.

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