Step 2: Transmission of Documents via the Online Portal
After you have assembled the necessary documents, as described in Step 1, they can be uploaded onto our online portal. To use the portal you will first need to register, which requires your providing your first and last name, an email address and a password. You will receive an email confirming a successful registration. Please be advised that this process is not instantaneous and may take some time to complete.
Application takes place entirely online. Please be sure to have assembled all the necessary documents prior to beginning your online application – it is advised that you use the checklist we have provided:
To make application, please complete the following steps:
- Sign in on the online portal. You will need your email address and your password.
- Application takes place entirely online. Please be sure to have assembled all the necessary documents prior to commencing your online application – it is advised that you use the checklist we have provided.
- When you have all the documents at hand, carefully fill out the online application form and upload your documents.
It is permissible to send letters of recommendation by mail. They should be forwarded to the following address:
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Please be advised that letters of recommendation received after expiration of the application deadline will not be considered.
The application process is completed once you have filled out the online application form and uploaded your documents.
You will receive a confirmation email shortly after successful transmission of the application and your documents. A decision as to applications will be made approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the application period.
Online Portal for Application
Please note that this application platform belongs to the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law. Applications for other Max Planck Institutes cannot be submitted via this platform.