Structured Ph.D. programs

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A structured Ph.D. program generally comprises a curriculum with a predefined research topic, a fixed duration and established provisions for funding. In a Ph.D. program, you will be able to turn to a permanent team of supervisors for your dissertation. Many of these programs are cooperation projects between the University of Potsdam, extramural research institutions and institutions of higher education in Berlin. The German Research Foundation (DFG) also provides funding for some of these programs.

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