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Doctoral Degree in Human Biology (as of 01.10.2018)

Dr-med-biol-farbigAll doctoral research projects that were/are registered in the Doctoral Office (Promotionsbüro) by submission of the supervision agreement on or after October 1st, 2018 will be carried out according to the Examination Regulations that came into effect on October 1st.

Crucial for this is the submission of the supervision agreement. Doctoral research projects that have been registered accordingly by submission of the supervision agreement by September 30th, 2018, are not affected by the new Examination Regulations.
Supervision agreements that were/are submitted on October 1st, 2018 or after, will be carried out according to the new Examination Regulations (structured doctoral degree), regardless of the date specified on the supervision agreement.

The Dr. rer. biol. hum (Doctoral Degree in Human Biology) is designed for future doctoral candidates, who would like to carry out a doctoral project at the Medical Faculty but do not have a degree in human or dental medicine.

A schematic overview of the structured doctoral progress for the Dr. rer. biol. hum. can be found here.

Registration of Your Doctoral Project

All information on the registration of your doctoral research project, as well as all required documents required during your project (log book, agreements, etc.) can be found here.

Supervision of Your Doctoral Research Project

Several aspects need to be taken into account for the supervision of your doctoral research project. All information and documents for the supervision of your project (target agreement, etc.) can be found here.

Research Periods and Training Program

Information on the required full-time research periods as well as on the training program can be found here.

Submission of Your Thesis

Once you have successfully completed all required for your structured doctoral degree, you can submit your thesis. Information on the submission process can be found here.

Further Procedure and Oral Defence

Information on the evaluation of your thesis, as well as on the oral defence can be found here.

Completion of the Procedure and Doctoral Certificates

Final steps for the completion of your doctoral degree and information on your doctoral certificates can be found here.