Overview of the doctoral examination procedure

  1. Displaying your dissertation project at the Academic Examination Office in accordance with Sections 5 and 6 of PromO 2014 (supervision agreement and acceptance as a doctoral candidate)
  2. Checking of the admission requirements for a doctoral degree in accordance with Section 7 (1) Numbers 1 and 2 as well as (2) of PromO 2014 by the doctoral degree examination committee 
  3. Acceptance as a doctoral candidate
  4. Registration, if applicable
  5. Preparation of the dissertation
  6. Registration for the doctoral examination procedure (see current registration dates on our homepage)
  7. Processing of the application forms
  8. Submission of the dissertation in duplicate (adhesive binding/double-sided printing) according to the requirements stipulated in Appendix 1 of PromO 2014, and simultaneous registration for the procedure with the completed and bound documents at the Examination Office
  9. Oral examination during the first or second examination phase of the respective semester
  10. Permission for printing (Section 26 PromO 2014)
  11. Publication (Section 27 PromO 2014) and issuing the doctoral degree certificate