The doctorate is a further qualification in the academic career through a written contribution to progress in science (dissertation) and an oral examination (disputation). The written work is supervised by a professor ("Doktorvater" or "Doktormutter"). At some faculties, this individual supervision is supplemented by a graduate school. In principle, graduates with an above-average degree from a Master's, Magister or Diplom degree programme or an equivalent state examination are eligible for a doctorate. Successful completion of the medical examination is sufficient to obtain the degree of Dr. med.

PhD Studies are able in most departments.



job prospects:

  • differ from subject to subject
  • science and research
Course of studies facts
name: PhD Studies
graduation type: Doktor / Doktorin (Dr.)
start of studies: winter semester, summer semester
standard period of study: 6 semester
hints: Enrolment is for a maximum of six semesters, regardless of how long the doctorate lasts. Due to the current situation surrounding corona, the deadline for enrolment will be published on our website: https://www.uni-aug…

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