skip to content


Doctoral Courses Winter Term 2023/24

List of Doctoral Courses Winter Term 2023/24 (EN)

To Remain in the Previous Doctoral Regulations or to Change to the 2022 Doctoral Regulations

  • Request to Remain in a Previous Doctoral Regulations (DE|EN)
  • Request to Change to the Doctoral Regulations 2022 (DE|EN)
  • Request for Confirmation of Completion of the Doctoral Studies (DE|EN)

The request for recognition of course credit taken at the WiSo Faculty in accordance with the Doctoral Regulations 2022 may be requested by submitting the form (DE|EN) to the Doctoral Committee (

Admission Documents

Please fill in the “Admission Form for Doctoral Studies according to the Doctoral Regulations” (see below) and upload it with all attachments (individual documents please) to Docfile

  • Admission Form for Doctoral Studies (DE|EN)
  • Primary Supervision (DE|EN)
  • Secondary Supervision (DE|EN)
  • Request for the Appointment as a Supervisor in Accordance with §6 paragraph 4 or 5 (DE|EN)
  • Request for the Appointment as a Supervisor in Accordance with §6 paragraph 7 (DE|EN)

Supervision Agreement

  • Supervision Agreement Form (DE|EN)

Documents for Submitting a Dissertation

Please upload all documents (including the submission form) to Docfile. You can submit your application during office hours or send it by post. 

a) a bound copy of the dissertation
b) the doctoral certificates must be submitted as original      

You will be notified when the application has been reviewed and you will be admitted to the doctoral examination. A processing time of up to four weeks can be expected. You can therefore send your dissertation copies to your examiners in advance, stating that they will be sent with reservations as you have not yet been admitted to the examination.

  • Submission Form (DE|EN)
  • Declaration on Oath (DE|EN)
  • Declaration on the Monographic or Cumulative Dissertation (DE|EN)
  • Stay Abroad (DE|EN)
  • Declaration According Conflict of Interest (DE|EN)
  • Data Collection and Storage (DE|EN)
  • Dissertation Front Page Template (DE|EN)
  • Request for a Cumulative Dissertation (DE|EN)
  • Instruction Sheet for Self-quotation (DE|EN)

After the oral defence, the dissertation must be published. The number of publications to be submitted to the exchange office of the University and City Library has been reduced:

  • 26 copies for self-published works or
  • 5 copies in the case of publication by a publisher (and 1 copy each to the members of the examination committee, or enquiry with the supervisor required, as the supervisor is entitled to 4 copies) 

For cumulative dissertations it was determined that papers published or accepted for publication (in journals with an ISSN) may be replaced by a bibliographical reference.

Confirmation of the Disputation Appointment

  • Confirmation of the Disputation Appointment (DE|EN)