Anja Oltmanns
Tel.: (04 41) 798 - 4274
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Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Fakultät I
Arbeitsbereich Weiterbildung & Bildungsmanagement (we.b)
D-26111 Oldenburg


Arbeitsbereich Weiterbildung & Bildungsmanagement (we.b)
Ammerländer Heerstr. 138 (V 03)
D-26129 Oldenburg

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Application Process for PhD Program

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD degree at the we.b please pay attention to the application process.


Step 1

Getting in contact with potential supervisor by e-mail; the mail shoud include the
following attachements
a) A resumé
b) Transcripts of degrees
c) Sample of academic work (e.g. a publication or Master Thesis)
d) Explanatory notes pertaining to the potential research topic

Step 2

In case of a positive response the applicant will be asked to write an outline
a) Number of pages of outline: 7-10
b) Structure of outline: The problem; the research question; previous related research;
methodological consideration; time line

Step 3

In case the outline is accepted the candidate will be invited to present at
the we.b research seminar; this leads to the final decision if the candidate
is accepted as a doctoral research
student of the we.b team

Step 4

External candidates are obliged to update their research related
methodological competencies in an appropriate documented way. 

In case of cumulative dissertation proposals, we adhere to the criteria established by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE)

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