Office for Doctoral Studies


Doctoral Office - Important information

The doctoral office will be closed from 21st Dec. 2021 until 31st Dec. 2021.

Please submit urgent requests that should be processed before Christmas by 14th Dec. 2021 at the latest. All requests will be reviewed and then, if urgent, processed before Christmas, especially in the case of necessary confirmations. Admissions to doctoral programs or openings of doctoral examinations would likely not be processed before January.

There will be delays in responding to emails during the aforementioned period. Please refrain from multiple requests and send each email request only once to avoid further delays.

We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy and healthy year 2022.

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Paperwork for doctoral dissertations (thesis application) is processed at the "doctoral office" (Promotionssekretariat).

Please note that the only unit auhorized to provide reliable information in doctoral issues is the doctoral office (Promotionssekretariat) of this Faculty.

Due to the current corona virus crisis, the doctoral office of the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences is closed to the public until further notice. Administrative services are limited.

The doctoral office may still be contacted by email:

If you contact the doctoral office, always state your field of study. Doctoral certificates will only be mailed. Check back for further and up to date regularly.

Designated staff & subjects:

Mrs. Wasiljew (Mathematics, Computer Science)

Mrs. Nowak (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)

Mr. Thiele, Mr. Winkens (all departments)


The office is located in building 1160 (Templergraben 59, upper level (above "Technologietransfer, Forschungsförderung").