We will inform you as soon as possible.
All interviews will be done via Skype.
No. All interviews will be done via Skype.
Yes, you only have to send in a certificate confirming that your MA-thesis is submitted. See CALL/Jobs
It depends. If you, for example, already have a PhD in philosophy, you cannot apply for a theoretical/philosophical project (but you can still apply for an empirical project).
The skype interviews (see above) provide an opportunity to get to know your potential supervisor (and the other PIs), and you can ask questions regarding supervision etc. You can also check the respective website, or contact the secretary of the respective PI.
Min. 1 page; max. 2 pages
No. Whether you will be located in Bochum or Osnabrück depends on where your first supervisor is located.
Your main research-location will be the home university of your first supervisor. However, there will be at least monthly meetings, or workshops at one of the two locations, where attendance will be obligatory for all PhD-students.
In case you are accepted for one of the 12 PhD-positions, you will receive any documents you need to get a visa by early March.