Registering for a PhD

Advisory services for international doctoral candidates

Registering for a PhD

Thank you very much for your interest in doctoral studies at the University of Oldenburg.

Registration for the winter semester 2023/2024

Structured Doctoral Programmes

Get an overview of the Structured Doctoral Programmes, information on admissions regulations, and contact details. Admission to the Graduate School is a prerequisite for enrolment for the following Structured Doctoral Programmes:

Enrolment into them is always as a dual degree programme (Structured Doctoral Programme as the 2nd degree programme) together with a doctoral subject (as 1st degree programme). Admission must be granted to the doctoral subject by the doctorate committee concerned.

Online applications for the winter semester of 2023/2024 until 15 October 2023.

PhD application portal

After completing the online application, you will be asked to print out the PDF document

  • documents to be submitted

Please send the documents requested therein to the address stated in the application on time.

Please note:
The online application is in German. Please use the
English assistance paper for online application [pdf]

Doctoral subjects

If you wish to apply for an Individual Doctorate in a doctoral subject, you must first apply to the doctorate committee for admission as a doctoral candidate for the subject you are interested in. Please contact the faculty administration office about this.

You should submit your enrolment application as soon as possible following admission by the doctorate committee.

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