Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

What are the eligibility requirements?

In accordance with §100, §102a, and §102c of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz), in addition to the general public sector employment law requirements, the candidate must have a university degree, teaching ability, and an aptitude for academic work, usually demonstrated by an outstanding doctorate.

With respect to junior professorships, as a rule, no more than six years should elapse between the final doctoral examination and the application.

Applicants for a tenure-track professorship shall have switched to a different university once they have obtained their doctorate, or must have been employed in the academic field for at least two years outside the HU Berlin.