The members of the advisory board elect the selection committee. It consists of three to five members. It may elect a chairperson from among its members. The committee advises the Studienwerk office on all selection-related issues. The term of office of the members is two years.
The staff create a selection committee for the respective selection seminar of the student support programme and appoints the reviewers for the selection process of the doctoral support programme. Perspective committee members are contacted via the advisors. Members of the association, the advisory board, advisors, and alumni can be considered for the selection committees and as reviewers. External reviewers with special professional qualifications can also be appointed to the doctoral selection committee.