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Doctoral studies from A to Z

Are you planning to purse doctoral studies after completing your Master’s degree? Find out more about the challenges and opportunities of the cooperative doctorate. Get to know the processes of a doctoral program and learn about possible funding options.

Deciding to purse a doctoral degree

Every doctorate is a journey. Over several years, doctoral students immerse themselves in a specific subject. The path to the finish line is almost always a bit rocky - but at the end is the doctoral degree! And the great feeling of having created new knowledge.

The path to the doctoral degree

If you are considering pursuing doctoral studies, you need the following four things in particular: a doctoral advisor, a research topic, funding and enough time for your research. Getting started is not always easy - we are happy to support you.

The (last) steps to the doctoral title

Bureaucratically, too, every doctorate - and a cooperative one even more so - is a challenge. From the application for admission to dual enrollment to the initiation of the doctoral procedure.  
Step by step to a doctoral degree.

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