Information for PhD Students

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Enrolment

Please note that you must also register as a Ph.D. This is determined by the provisions of the Higher Education Act (§ 67, paras. 4 and 5) and the Enrolment Regulations (§ 2 para. 4).

When enrolling at the University of Duisburg-Essen please note the application deadlines and information on this website: Application

We provide an overview of the documents you need to enrol at the International Office below.

 

Required documents

As a Ph.D.

  • Letter of Invitation from your department
  • Enrolment application form
  • "Äquivalenzbescheinigung" from the International Office (This document is requested by your supervising professor)
  • PhD Board confirmation of admission (if already available)
  • Original certificates and German or English translations
  • Proof of health insurance cover
  • In case of private health insurance: Proof from a statutory health insurance company that no statutory insurance is possible.
  • Passport
  • Passport photo

Please visit Katrin Moscariello or Vanessa Petz during their consultation-hours and bring your relevant documents and completed applications.

As a visiting Ph.D.

  • Letter of Invitation from your department or faculty
  • Proof from a statutory health insurance provider that you are not liable to insurance deductions
  • Passport
  • Passport photo

Only enrol as a visiting Ph.D. when you do not want to graduate in Germany.

Enrolment as a Ph.D.

Campus Essen:
International Office
Universitätsstr. 15
45117 Essen
Room: –V15 S00 D27

Office hours:
Monday: 13:00 – 15:00 h
Tuesday and Thursday: 09:00 – 12:00 h

Campus Duisburg:
International Office
Geibelstraße 41
47057 Duisburg
Room: SG 027

Office hours:
Monday: 13:00 – 15:00 h
Tuesday and Thursday: 09:00 – 12:00 h

Enrolment as a visiting Ph.D.

Campus Essen:
Mrs. Marion Kowalski
Universitätsstr 15
45117 Essen
Room: V15 R03 G36
marion.kowalski@uni-due.de


Campus Duisburg:
Please contact:
exchange.incoming@uni-due.de