Doctorate at the School of Sustainability

Doctoral projects in the natural and human sciences are regularly carried out and successfully completed at the School of Sustainability. The School of Sustainability can award the following doctoral degrees: Dr. phil., Dr. rer. nat., and Dr. rer.pol..

If you are interested in a doctorate at the School of Sustainability, you can find out about access to the doctoral programme on the Graduate School website.

You can also read more about how to organise your doctoral studies on the Graduate School website.

Doctoral students at Leuphana University are assisted in the administration of doctoral matters by both the Student Services and the Deans' Offices of the Schools. You can find out who is responsible for which tasks for the doctoral students of the School of Sustainability here:

Student ServicesDean´s Office School of Sustainability
  • Applications
  • Re-registrations
  • Proof of English language skills
  • Certificates of achievements in doctoral studies
  • Submission of doctoral theses
  • Extensions of admission
  • External performance certificates
  • Doctoral procedure (Assessment – Display – Defense)
  • Publishing
  • Consignment PhD certificates

What information does the Dean's Office of the School of Sustainability need from you?

  • Notification of changes, in particular changes of address
  • 1 copy of the supervision agreement
  • Notification about reviewers

How does the Dean's Office of the School of Sustainability support you in your doctoral project?

  • Information on the recognition of external achievements in doctoral studies
  • Information and advice before submission of the doctoral thesis
  • Support during the doctoral procedure (assessment – display – defense)
  • Follow-up (attestation - publication or extension of the publication deadline – consignment of PhD certificates)

Who is your contact person in the Dean’s Office of the School of Sustainability?

Dr. Christiane Fluche
Universitätsallee 1, C11.011
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1346

Further contact persons for doctoral students at the School of Sustainability