Information about Doctoral Programs

We welcome graduate students interested in preparing a dissertation in the field of cognition and individual differences, as well as statistical modeling of cognitive processes.
However, in order to become a doctoral candidate at our chair, it is mandatory to be enrolled in a structured doctoral program at the University of Mannheim.

Currently, there are two doctoral programs in Mannheim which meet this condition:

1. The psychology program at CDSS
     Contact person: Milanka Stojkovic
     Email: cdss[at]uni-mannheim[dot]de
     Application Deadline: 31 March. of each year (early application deadline Jan 31.).

2. The DFG Research Training Group SMiP
     Contact person: Dr. Anke Söllner
     Email:   anke.soellner”at”
     Application Deadline: The end of April of each year.
SMiP: Call for Applications PhD Program 2023

We kindly encourage any potential doctoral candidate to apply via the websites listed above. It is possible to apply to both programs simultaneously.

Aside from the doctoral programs mentioned above, we unfortunately cannot accept any other doctoral candidates.