Page Overview: ProMotion Programme for Phd Students
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Shape your passion into a career.

With our ProMotion Programme for PhD students.

We offer PhD students the opportunity to realise their promotion in cooperation with the BMW Group. The dissertation is a relevant step on the way to a scientific career – which you can create with us. In cooperation with experienced mentors, you will have the opportunity to combine passion and scientific competencies with real-life challenges and thereby help to shape the future of mobility. As a PhD student, you will have the chance to qualify yourself with your dissertation for a further career at the BMW Group, to promote your chosen specialist area in our company and to position yourself for your aspired career. We support you financially as well as professionally – with many excellent trainings and development opportunities.

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PROGRAMME CONTENTS IN DETAIL.

PROGRAMME CONTENTS AT A GLANCE.

BMW Group Career Students and graduates Doctoral programme PhD overview of programme modules

GENERAL CONDITIONS AND DOCTORAL CANDIDATE CONTRACT.

YOUR WAY INTO THE PROGRAMME.


Your application should reach us four months prior to your desired start date at the latest. Please apply online only. Before signing the contract, all essential questions about your PhD should be clarified with the supervising professor and the BMW specialist department.

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The picture shows the ProMotion programme participant Stefan at work on his augmented reality project.

I independently coordinate budget and capacity for my project and have all the freedom I need to devote myself fully to my doctoral thesis.

Stefan

PhD candidate Augmented Reality

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As a PhD student at BMW you get to experience a proper hands-on mindset and you get to see how you can really make things happen – it's a super feeling to watch your work shape our mobility in front of your very eyes.

Lisa

PhD candidate Autonomous Driving

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The programme is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge research in industry while also making a significant contribution in academia. It also helps to build a large network and understand the company from a wider perspective through orientation assignments.

Prajval

PhD candidate AI and Robotics

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