Educa­tion And Research oriented Training in Health Scien­ces 2024

Please read the pdf version of the application form provided here, before you start filling out the online application form. This will help you to collect and organize all the necessary information in advance.

Please submit the filled application form along with the below-requested documents via the online portal.

Application deadline is 1st March 2024, 23:59 Central European Time

For any questions please contact Prof. Amena Ahmad at daad-earths (at) haw-hamburg (dot) de

EARTHS Application form

1. Personal Data
2. Academic Data
3. Curriculum Vitae

I. Education:

  • 1. Bachelor Studies
  • 2. Master Studies
  • 3. PhD
  • 4. Extra Qualification / Course (if applicable) (if more than one, indicate serial wise, i.e. 1), 2), ...)
Please provide the following information in the text field:
Name of the study programme/course
Name of the study institution and country which offered the course
Was the course offered / attended Online or In-Presence
Duration of the study programme: MM/YY – MM/YY


II. Professional Experience: 

If yes, please refer to your most recent or main employment.


III. Language Skills:


IV. Current DAAD Scholarship Number:


V. International Experience:

Have you gained any international experience while working, studying or doing research outside your home country?


 VI. Voluntary Work:


VII. References:

Please fill in at least one professor/supervisor as reference for your academic achievements:

4. Current Level of Knowledge and Experience

In order to design the summer school according to the level of knowledge and requirements of the participants we would like to ask you the following questions

Have you attended any statistics classes during your Bachelor/Master/PhD study programme?
If yes, how would you rate your level of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of statistics?
Have you worked with a statistical software programme during your study/research?
4.1b If yes,
please specify the statistical programme during your study/research.
Have you attended any epidemiology courses during your study programme?*
4.2a If yes,
how would you rate your level of knowledge in epidemiology?
Have you had any teaching experience at college or university level?
Have you worked in any research project so far?
4.4a If yes,
please specify the following details about your most recent or main research project:
5. Important information for the selection committee
6. Statement of Motivation

Please upload a letter of motivation specifying why you want to attend the summer school, what your academic interests and professional experiences are, how you feel the summer school can complement these and why we should select you (maximum length 500 words) as one pdf file. (Name the file as follows: 'Family name_Motivation_Letter' e.g. 'Ahmad_Motivation_Letter')

7. Academic Degrees

Please upload scanned copies of your academic degrees (bachelor and master) and a transcript of records detailing the subjects and topics covered and the marks obtained as one pdf file (name the file as follows: ‘family name_Degrees’ e.g ‘Ahmad_Degrees’)

8. Proof of English Language Proficiency

Please upload any proof of your English language proficiency such as TOEFL (score 80), IELTS (Band 6.5), Cambridge English certificate or a proof of having studied in English language in your Bachelors/Masters as one pdf file. (please name the file as follows: family name_Proof of English proficiency e.g ‘Ahmad_Proof of English proficiency’)

9. Copy of your Passport

A scanned copy of the 1st and 2nd page of your passport as one pdf file. (please name the file as follows: family name_Passport e.g ‘Ahmad_Passport’)


I certify that the information provided in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge.
I agree to inform the coordinator of any changes or if I am unable to join the programm.

Contact:daad-earths (at) haw-hamburg (dot) de


I herewith confer upon the DAAD, the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) and the Bernhard Nocht Institute of Tropical Medicine (BNITM) the right to process and forward to third parties my personal information, in line with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union.

This concerns in particular external service providers or other event-specific partners directly involved in the organisation and performance of the summer school.

The DAAD, the HAW, and the BNITM are obliged to reduce the exchange of personal information to the smallest degree possible and exclusively for purposes required to ensure an effective implementation of the summer school.

Should I, at any point in time, realise that I will be unable to join the summer school, for instance due to serious health problems, force majeure or similar, I will immediately inform the organisers about these circumstances in writing. In case of cancellation or no-show due to reasons of my own negligence, I will personally be liable for the costs incurred.


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Please fill in the online application form, upload the required documents in pdf format and submitt latest by 1st March 2024, 23:59 Central European Time.

For any questions please contact Prof. Amena Ahmad at daad-earths (at) haw-hamburg (dot) de