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Statement under oath, recommended text no. 6. & 7.

"I hereby affirm under oath that the information I have provided with regard to former participation in doctoral examination procedures is correct, and that the work I have submitted, or major segments thereof, have not been submitted for the acquisition of an academic degree so far. I furthermore declare that I have complied with the German Research Foundation’s Proposals for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice, that I wrote the dissertation on my own and without outside help, that I did not use any other aids aside from those indicated in the source citations, and that I have identified works from which I have quoted directly or paraphrased passages as such. I allow the dissertation or body of writing submitted in lieu to be checked using anti plagiarism software."

Commencing the doctoral examination procedure

Once you have completed your dissertation, submit a written application to commence the doctoral examination procedure to the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. Include the following documents with your application: 

1.) Four bound copies of the dissertation with page numbers as well as one copy in printable pdf format on CD or USB;

2.) A short summary of the dissertation’s contents emphasizing research goals and methods;

3.) A signed curriculum vitae in German or English outlining the applicant’s academic career in particular;

4.) A police clearance certificate (Führungszeugnis), applicable to everyone admitted before 25 June 2014;

5.) Proof that you fulfill the admission requirements (evidence of participation in two doctoral colloquia);

6.) Affirmation and assurances (statement under oath) about

  • whether, when, and how you previously participated in a doctoral examination procedure;
  • whether the work you have submitted has already been used to acquire an academic degree;
  • that you wrote the dissertation on your own and without outside help, that you did not use any other aids aside from those indicated in the source citations, and that you have identified works from which you have quoted directly or in paraphrase as such, and that you have complied with the German Research Foundation’s Proposals for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice.    

7.) A declaration of consent allowing the dissertation or body of writing submitted in lieu of a dissertation to be checked using plagiarism software.

 

 

Statement under oath, recommended text no. 6. & 7.

"I hereby affirm under oath that the information I have provided with regard to former participation in doctoral examination procedures is correct, and that the work I have submitted, or major segments thereof, have not been submitted for the acquisition of an academic degree so far. I furthermore declare that I have complied with the German Research Foundation’s Proposals for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice, that I wrote the dissertation on my own and without outside help, that I did not use any other aids aside from those indicated in the source citations, and that I have identified works from which I have quoted directly or paraphrased passages as such. I allow the dissertation or body of writing submitted in lieu to be checked using anti plagiarism software."