Doctoral research at the University of Duisburg-Essen

In this section you will find information and references to the most important issues relevant to doctoral studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

The Dean's Offices and professors of the faculties are your first point of contact for all organisational and subject-related questions during your doctorate.

If you are an international researcher, please take a closer look at our info page for Incomings.

Helpful information about the doctorate at a glance

Stages of doctoral study

What are the requirements for a doctorate and how do I enrol in a doctoral programme?

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Doctoral Committees

Here you will find links to the doctoral committees in the faculties.

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Financing the doctorate

Here you can find information on different financing models for your doctorate.

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Publishing the doctoral thesis

The University Library offers many tips, helpful services and a personal contact point to support the proper publication of your dissertation.

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Structured doctoral programmes

Learn more about the various structured doctoral programmes at the UDE.

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Well prepared for your professional future

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Interdisciplinary qualification

Skills training for all subject areas: find out more about our interdisciplinary workshops and career-related trainings for doctoral researchers.

Our workshop program
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Academic career paths

Thinking about where to go once you’ve finished your doctoral studies? Take a look at our overview of academic career goals.

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