Doctoral Studies at the Graduate School

Doctoral projects of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

The Faculty's Academic Initiative in Management and Entrepreneurship regularly carries out and successfully completes doctoral projects. The basis of the doctoral studies and the doctoral procedure are the doctoral regulations of the faculty.

Doctoral degrees from the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

The faculty may award doctoral degrees by means of an ordinary doctorate with final disputation, provided that the prerequisites (cf. § 1 Para. 1 of the doctoral regulations) are met. The following doctoral degrees are awarded: Dr.-Ing, Dr. phil., Dr. rer. pol., Dr. iur., Dr. rer. nat.

Information on doctoral studies

Doctoral candidates must apply for admission to a doctorate. For information about the admission procedure and if you have any questions, please contact the Student Service. The doctoral programme can be completed as an extended part-time programme.
Information on doctoral studies and courses

Application for doctoral studies

Please note the regulations of the doctoral regulations valid for you. There you will also find information on cumulative dissertations.
Current doctoral regulations

General Information

You will make it considerably easier for us to process your doctoral project if you observe the following information: Please notify us of changes in your personal details (change of address, marriage etc.) and in your plans for your studiers (supervisor, dissertation topic etc.). Please inform your supervisor as well as the Dean's Office and if applicable also the Student Service.
Keep track of all program deadlines. If you need more time to complete your dissertation thesis, submit an informal application for extension detailing the reasons and including a statement from your supervisor.
Be familiar with the regulations for doctoral programs. Please read the regulations before submitting questions to your supervisor.
Information about Application for a Doctorate

On the website of theUniversity's Library you find following leaflets about the publication of your thesis: General information about publication of dissertations and about submission of duty copies as well as a form for submission of dissertations in electronic form.
Important information: please submit an additional copy of your publication to the Dean's Office of the Faculty ("Dean's Office copy").