Doing a doctorate at the Faculty of Humanities

Dear doctoral candidates and prospective doctoral candidates!

Do you wish to do a doctorate, but do not know, how the registration takes place and how the further process will be? Or are you already in the doctoral process and have a specific question? On this page we have compiled all the important information for doing a doctorate at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Göttingen.

The doctoral procedures mentored by the Faculty of Humanities are individual procedures or structured procedures that take place in conjunction with research training groups. Since 01.10.2018, the faculty also offers curricular doctoral programs.

Doctoral candidates can choose from over sixty disciplines. The formal admission requirement is proof of a completed university degree (Master, Magister, Diplom).

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the person responsible for doctoral matters at the Examinations Office.

We would be happy to welcome you as a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Humanities!

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      The Doctoral Process (Overview) (PDF)