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DOCTORAL PROCEDURE

CONTACT

Counselling and submission of the documents take place in the Dean’s office.

Open office hours

Mo-Thurs:9 am – 12 pm
2 pm – 3 pm
and by appointment

Contact:
Katharina Dobrick
Tel: +49 - (0)234 - 32 26124
E-Mail: dekanat-bi@rub.de


ADMISSION TO THE DOCTORAL PROCEDURE

The application for admission to the doctoral procedure must be submitted in written form to the chairman of the doctoral committee and must have arrived at the Dean’s office within 8 days before the session of the committee.
The application form available for download here contains all information on the necessary documents:

The applicant may make proposals as to the composition of the doctoral commission in their application.

OPENING AND CONTINUATION OF THE DOCTORAL PROCEDURE

The doctoral commission decides on acceptance for a doctoral position on the basis of the submitted documents, the opening of the procedure and the composition of the commission (§8 doctoral regulations). The commission decides on the definite acceptance or denial of the dissertation on the grounds of the expert reports and possible expert opinions. The expert reports are available to the members of the doctoral commission and the members of the faculty-internal doctoral commission in the Dean’s office for two weeks.

ORAL EXAM

If the dissertation has been accepted, the doctoral committee determines a date for the oral exam (§11 doctoral regulations). Immediately after completion of the oral exam (presentation and defence) the doctoral commission evaluates the oral exam and defence.

PUBLISHING OF THE DISSERTATION

The doctoral student must deliver the mandatory copies (§14 doctoral regulations) for the university library and the faculty library within one year after the oral exam.

DOCTORAL CERTIFICATE

After successful delivery of the mandatory copies the student can make an appointment for the delivery of the doctoral certificate in the Dean’s office (§15 doctoral regulations).