Timeline of a PhD

Before PhDApplication for a PhD position at a faculty member
After Approval by Primary AdvisorApplication for admission
Start of PhDUniversity registration
6 monthSubmission of PhD agreement and research proposal
Year 1-3yearly PhD agreement update
End of PhDAccomplishment 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:

1.11.2021

13.12.2021

New dates for 2022:

31.01.2022

21.03.2022

9.5.2022

20.6.2022

29.8.2022

31.10.2022

12.12.2022

See also official schedules for 2021 and 2022 (english).