Application
for the Cologne Graduate School
of Ageing Research


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1. Personal Information

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1.1 Personal data

!Family name:
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1.2 Address valid for the entire admission process

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2. Education

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2.1 Colleges or universities attended for your Master of Science (M.Sc)

Please list most recent enrollment, degree awarded or expected starting with your M.Sc. if applicable.
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College or university:
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Date attended:from Month: Year: till Month: Year:
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Please indicate your cumulative GPA or percentage, if applicable, together with the maximum value which can be achieved at your college or university. If you have not received your final grades yet, please provide your intermediate grades.
Grade Point Average (GPA): out of best possible
Please provide an abstract of your thesis (max. 200 words)
Please provide the name of your thesis supervisor

Grades of main courses
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2.2 Colleges or universities attended for your Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)

!College or university::
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!Date attended:from Month: Year: till Month: Year:
!Date awarded:Month: Year:
!Major field(s) of studies:
!Title of thesis:
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Please indicate your cumulative GPA or percentage, if applicable, together with the maximum value which can be achieved at your college or university. If you have not received your final grades yet, please provide your intermediate grades.
!Grade Point Average (GPA): out of best possible
!Please provide an abstract of your thesis (max. 200 words):
!Please provide the name of your thesis supervisor:

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Grades of main courses
Subject 1 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 2 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 3 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 4 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 5 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 6 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 7 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 8 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 9 , Grade (x out of best possible):
Subject 10 , Grade (x out of best possible):

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2.3 Colleges or universities attended (earlier enrollment, if applicable)

Please list earlier enrollment, degree awarded if applicable.
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College or university::
City:
State:
Country:
Date attended:from Month: Year: till Month: Year:
Degree awarded:
Date awarded:Month: Year:
Major field(s) of studies:
Title of thesis:
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Please indicate your cumulative GPA or percentage, if applicable, together with the maximum value which can be achieved at your college or university. If you have not received your final grades yet, please provide your intermediate grades.
Grade Point Average (GPA): out of best possible

2.4 Motivation and Research Interests

!Short statement of past research interest (max. 250 words):

Research experience and corresponding methods:
!Firstbackground:
if other, please specify:
methods:

Secondbackground:
if other, please specify:
methods:

Thirdbackground:
if other, please specify:
methods:

!Motivation for joining our graduate programme (max. 250 words):
!Short statement on what you consider the most important scientific questions within our graduate school's research area (max. 250 words):
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2.5 Honors, scholarships, prices and awards

Please list any awards you have obtained (if relevant to this application)
with dates and a short description (max. 1000 characters).
Awards:

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2.6 Publications

Publications:

2.7 Language tests

Have you taken a language test?
If yes, which one?
Please add a soft copy of the result to your documents.
GRE Test:
Score:verbal: quantitative: analytical:
Date:Month: Year:
Please add a soft copy of the result to your documents.

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3. Working experience

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3.1 Employment at company of business (current/recent employment, if applicable)

Please list current or most recent employment.
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4. References

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4.1 Referee 1

Please list the name and contact data of the first referee who will write a letter of recommendation
on your behalf.
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!Institution:
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!E-Mail address (only one):
Please provide the homepage of the institution/referee:
URL:

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4.2 Referee 2

Please list the name and contact data of the second referee who will write a letter of recommendation
on your behalf.
!Family name:
!Given name:
!Institution:
!Department:
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URL:

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5. How did you learn about the programme?

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6. Outside interests

Please list your outside interests that are not related to your university degree (max. 1000 characters).
Interests:

7. File upload (in total max. 100 MB)

!Please add supporting documents as one PDF file here:
The documents should include:
- CV
- Transcripts M.Sc./Diploma/equivalent degree (if applicable)
- Transcripts B.Sc./equivalent degree
- additional, relevant documents (certificates)

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I confirm that all information given in the online registration is complete and correct. Copies of my certificates are true copies without any changes. I am aware that false information, given intentionally or unintentionally, will be considered a misdemeanor and will immediately result in my being excluded from the admission procedure or – if later detected – from the membership of the Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research. I declare that I am fluent in written and spoken English.
I consent to the storage of my personal data for application and admission purposes. According to the German privacy law all data of not admitted applicants will be deleted after completion of the selection procedure.



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