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Geoscience (Ph.D.)

Programme name: Geoscience (Ph.D.)
Degree: Ph.D.
Standard period of study: 6 semesters
Starting semester: winter and summer semester
Admission terms: limited admissions, application to the faculty
Admission requirements:
Language requirements: English
Application deadline: 31st of January for start in the following summer semester; 31st of July for start in the following winter semester

Please note: The application can only be further processed if an acceptance note of at least one prospective supervisor (professor) exists and if all necessary documents are handed in.

The PhD programme Geoscience is based on three research foci of the faculty. These are:

1. Coupling processes between the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere
2. Dynamics and transport processes of the lithosphere
3. Coupled processes in Georeservoirs

By participating in a number of externally funded projects, doctoral candidates learn to perform independent scientific work. Through active participation in the scientific affairs of the faculty or the Geoscience Centre, students acquire knowledge and skills that go beyond a curricular programme of study.