Timeline of a PhD

Before PhD Application for a PhD position at a faculty member
After Approval by Primary Advisor Application for admission
Start of PhD University registration
6 month Submission of PhD agreement and research proposal
Year 1-3 yearly PhD agreement update
End of PhD Accomplishment of
- coursework (at least 12 ECTS)
- at least 3 peer-reviewed publications
Graduation

Deadlines

The PhD Board of (Medical) Faculty (Promotionsausschuss) meets regulary to process applications and check the status of the PhD students. The student office requires applications at least three weeks in advance. The Dean's office expects the documents for the meetings, such as progress reports and manuscripts, two weeks in advance.

Next meetings:

14.12.2020

1.2.2021

22.3.2021

10.5.2021

21.6.2021

30.8.2021

1.11.2021

13.12.2021

See also official schedules for 2020 and 2021 (english version).