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Doctoral Studies

The Doctoral Degree Regulations of the Faculty of Human Science of 15 Mai 2013 apply.

English Version (not legally binding!)

If you have any questions concerning doctoral studies, please contact:

Iris Lüßen-Koch
Golm, Haus 35, Raum 1.09
Telefon: 0331 977-2165

Please note the office hours:
Monday, Thursday 9.00 - 11.00 and 13.00 - 15.00
Tuesday 13.00 - 15.00 and dates by agreement

During the winter term the meetings of the Doctoral Examining Committee will take place on: 21.10.2019, 18.11.2019, 16.12.2019 und 27.01.2020. The deadline for the acceptance of applications and submission of dissertations is 10 days before the respective date of the meeting. The committee meets each 01:00 pm., room 02/35/0.01.

In the event of problems or conflicts please contact the ombudspersons for doctoral studies Prof. Dr. Petra Warschburger and Prof. Dr. Satyam Antonio Schramm.

For questions relating to the organization please contact Iris Lüßen-Koch.

A doctoral examination procedure at the Faculty of Human Sciences includes three steps:  Schritten:


1. Acceptance as Doctoral Candidate, Admission for Doctoral Studies

2. Application for Opening the Doctoral Examination Procedure

3. Publication of Dissertation


Point 1 explains the application process for doctoral studies and how to get the status of a doctoral candidate. Point 2 covers everything from the submission of the dissertation to the oral examination. Point 3 refers to the publication of the dissertation and the associated obligations as well as the issuing of the doctoral degree certificate.
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