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Doctorate and Post-doctoral dissertation (Habilitation)

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Doctoral Studies

Informations and Dates

FAQ (date: 13.03.2024)

Please take note of the regulations of the PhD regulations of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Many questions will be clarified by reading them!

I have a question and/or would like to submit documents. How do I reach the doctoral office of the Faculty of Science?

Is it possible to submit the documents for the notification of doctoral intention/supervision agreement digitally?

Can I also submit my dissertation and the documents for opening my doctoral procedure digitally?

Who can supervise my doctorate?

Rules for conducting the defense / video conference

What is the difference between enrollment and registration for doctoral studies?

Advantages of enrolment

Who is the responsible subject representative for my field?

What should be the length and language of the dissertation?

Handling and use of artificial intelligence

How do I find a doctoral seminar?

How much teaching experience must be gained and how is this demonstrated?

Is an extension of the regular enrollment period possible?

Do I have to report the discontinuation of a doctorate?

What happens if the main supervisor leaves the University of Potsdam during the doctoral thesis?

Do doctoral candidates have to remain enrolled after the opening of the doctoral process?

Does a previous publication jeopardize a doctorate?

How long does the procedure take after submission of the thesis?

When can I start using the title?

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