PhD programme

We are glad that you are interested to pursue a PhD at our Faculty.

The Social Sciences Doctoral Studies Programme at the Faculty of Social Science can be studies in English or German. Language proficiency must be proven in one of the two languages.

One import issue, in order to pursue a PhD in Göttingen, is that you need to find a Supervisor for your thesis. That means you should prepare an exposé and look for a Prof. at our Faculty who could be interested in your topic.

You should research respective Prof. on your own via the departmental websites. Send the exposé together with a Curricula Vitae to the Prof. and await a response. Only after you have a confirmation of supervision by a Prof. of the Faculty you can start the application process.