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  • evidence of a special aptitude for academic work, normally attested by the quality of a doctoral degree,
  • evidence of relevant scholarly work after the completion of the doctorate,
  • evidence of sufficient teaching experience at a university or an institution of equal standing,
  • habilitation thesis in the form of a mongraph or cumulatively published research results.

Documents to be submitted to the Dean's office

  • the application for admission to a post-doctoral qualification in writing to the dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences with the exact title of the post-doctoral thesis and the subject area for which the candidate wishes to receive the teaching qualification,
  •  a curriculum vitae with information on the candidate's academic career,
  • a certified copy of the doctoral certificate or evidence of a foreign academic qualification equivalent to a doctoral degree as well as all certificates of academic examinations,
  • a list of all scientific publications and papers that have been accepted for publication,
  • a list of courses taught so far,
  • at least four copies of the habilitation thesis or the papers submitted as a habilitation, 
  • outlines of three topics for the academic lecture
  • statement of the candidate regarding any previous attempts of habilitation and affirmation that no habilitation is pending at another German university