Required Documents


  • Copy of Passport or other identification
  • Certified copies of Proof of English proficiency:

- TOEFL test: minimum score 92, at least 20 on each sub-score (237 computer-based/580 paper-based test)
- IELTS test: minimum score 6.5, at least 6 on each sub-score (Academic test and not the General one!)
- Cambridge International Examinations: minimum scores A, B (CAE), A,B (CPE) (in both cases, not applicable if you are Chinese)
The period between the proficiency test and this application should not exceed two years.

Only students who had their bachelor education in Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia do not need to send in an English language test.

  • Statement of Purpose: a motivation letter where you indicate why you want to join the ATOSIM programme

  • Recommendation letters from the scientists mentioned in the application form