Step 2 – Application Documents



Before applying, you should make sure you have all the relevant paperwork ready. The following documents are part of the application process and must be submitted in English:

  • A copy of your curriculum vitae or résumé
  • A copy of your passport or ID card
  • A cover letter explaining:
    • Why you wish to participate
    • Your research and career ambitions
    • In what ways your PhD project is directly relevant to InnoEnergy
  • Letter of support from your PhD supervisor, stating:
    • Your suitability for the InnoEnergy PhD School
    • Permission to participate in all required activities, including international placements, training courses and the annual conference
    • Confirmation that you have financial support until graduation
  • A letter of recommendation from the company that is involved in your project, explaining the innovation and business aspects of your research. We will also accept a letter from your supervisor describing the actual or planned industry connection if a letter from the business is not possible at this stage.
  • Certificates and transcripts
    • A copy of your Master’s degree certificate
    • A copy of the transcripts of the Master’s degree, with the grades in the individual courses you took
  • A passport photo or similar head-shot for name badges, security passes etc.


If you have all your paperwork ready, then go to our application page here.