Together with your supervisor, please fill out the Supervision Agreement. Make copies and send the original to the Dean’s Office, which will present it to the Doctoral Examination committee for acceptance.
Please submit an admission request to the Dean (informal). Please state your topic (working title) in your letter and hand in the following documents:
If you fulfil the requirements for acceptance and your Supervision Agreement has been accepted, the Dean's Office sends out a confirmation of acceptance as a doctoral candidate. Please subscribe to the newsletter!
After you have successfully completed your thesis, please set a date for the oral examination (defense) of your dissertation with your supervisor and inform the Dean’s Office regarding date, time and location. Submit an informal request to the Dean in good time before the intended defense and hand in the following:
After you have successfully applied for the doctoral examination, the Dean’s Office will coordinate the following:
Please submit a request to the Dean regarding the printing permission of the doctoral dissertation. Together with the request, please hand in the title page of your dissertation (front and back) and a short CV that will be placed at the very back of your thesis (sample). After having received your documents, the Dean's Office will seek written consent of your evaluators. Once these have arrived, the Dean will issue you a printing permission. You can then arrange printing and deliver your mandatory printed copies in DIN A5 format (210 mm x 148 mm) to the Dean's Office. Please note the different ways of publishing.
Please note that all changes on title page and CV need to be approved by your evaluators. Details on number and format of the mandatory copies can be found in your printing permission.
After delivering the mandatory copies, we will send you the official certificate as soon as it is available.
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