Registering for a PhD

Advisory services for international doctoral candidates

Registering for a PhD

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:

Environmental Science

Molecular and Nanoscale Science

Neurosensory Science and Systems

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.

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.

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

Online applications for the summer semester of 2024

Online applications until 15 April 2024.

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 on time to the University Oldenburg.

PhD application portal

Important note
Please do NOT use hotmail / outlook / live / windowslive / icloud / gmail email addresses for your application and further communication !

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to send e-mails to these addresses.

Be aware of application deadlines

The University of Oldenburg must receive a complete application from you by 12 midnight of the last day of the applicable deadline. The date of the postmark will not be taken into account.

Please observe the possibilities for submitting documents within the deadline!

(Changed: 19 Jan 2024)  | 
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