Overview of doctoral studies

  1. Matriculation
  2. Doctoral agreement (has to be completed within the first semester of matriculation and handed in to the office of the Dean of Studies.)
  3. Implementation of the dissertation project according to the doctoral agreement as well as implementation of the program framework/objectives, requirements, and meetings defined therein
  4. Submission of dissertation (3x) and application for initiation of the doctoral procedure
  5. PhD Committee prepares evaluations, Doctoral Board decides on acceptance of doctoral thesis, doctoral students provide proof of fulfillment of any requirements for admission and credit points acquired during the doctorate together with the academic performance summary in accordance with the doctoral agreement, scheduling of doctoral examination
  6. Doctoral examination
  7. Submission of thesis (3x) to the University Library
  8. Receipt of graduation certificate/graduation ceremony