Admission Requirements and Application

Admission Requirements

In order to apply for a doctorate in the field of CVT you have to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Masters Degree in “Commercial Vehicle Technology”, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or in equivalent program
  • Applicants should have completed their Master within a reasonable time and show an above-average grade
  • Experience within the CVT-field

Documents for the Application

  • Certified copy (and English translation) of your Master’s degree
  • Transcript of records
  • Letter of motivation
    • Reason on decision for a doctorate at the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau and in CVT
    • Details of your education and experience in the field of CVT
    • Precise information on your planned research field
    • Financing of your doctoral studies in CVT
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation of faculty staff/ employer
  • Language proficiency in English: TOEFL (213 computer-based, 550 paper-based, 80 internet-based)
  • GRE (or equivalent) is strongly recommended