The Faculty of Economic Sciences offers the possibility to obtain the academic degree of Doctor of Economic Sciences (Dr. rer. pol.).
The Board of Examiners for Doctoral Awards of the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems is responsible for the formal admission as a doctoral student as well as for the implementation of the doctoral procedure.
Young researchers and scholars can apply for financial support for
- the publication of dissertations (and postdoctoral theses) and
- the realization of meeting and conference travels
The guidelines can be found on the pages of the Finance Department (German). An overview with funding opportunities can also be found on the page about the promotion of early career researchers.
The Graduate Center is open to all young researchers at the university. It supports them, among other things, by offering information, advice and events as well as financial support programs.
The Graduate Center also offers events every semester for doctoral students and those interested in doctoral studies. The range of events (German) supports you in the successful completion of your research project as well as in your personal development and promotes your professional success in academia or in the non-university sector.
For doctoral procedures according to the Subject-Specific Doctoral Degree Regulation (FPromO) in connection with the General Doctoral Degree Regulation (APromO), according to § 6 Abs. 2 FPromO at least two public scientific lectures have to be held until the admission to the doctoral examination and have to be proven at the registration for the doctoral examination by means of a confirmation of the performance of the lecture signed by the supervisor.
Important note: Only doctoral students who complete their doctorate according to the old doctoral regulations can present in the doctoral colloquium of the faculty.
The lectures will take place via "Zoom" for the time being.