The Graduate Office provides advice on doctoral matters and matters regarding postdoctoral lecturing qualification ("habilitation"). In addition, the application for acceptance as a doctoral candidate, the supervision agreement and the documents required to open doctoral and habilitation procedures are submitted here.
Head: Dr Franziska Feldkamp
Assistant: Stefanie Drechsel
Please note that examinations within the Master's programmes are administered by the Faculty's Office for Student Affairs and Examinations.
Current information due to the coronavirus (20 March 20, 11:30 a.m.):
Until further notice, the Office for Student Affairs and Examinations as well as the Graduate Office are closed for personal and telephone appointments. Please contact the colleagues only by email with your request. This also applies to the other employees of the Dean's Office.
For further information, please also read the regularly updated FAQ page on the corona virusde of the university.
The opening of your doctoral examination proceedings requires the submission of various documents. Please note the following notes and forms:
Please note: A personal consultation in the Faculty's Graduate Office is strongly recommended before opening the doctoral examination proceedings!
In order to open your doctoral examination proceedings on time, you have to submit the complete documents to the Graduate Office until Tuesday in the week before the next meeting of the faculty council. Here are the next deadlines:
Theses and documents that are submitted after these deadlines cannot be considered until the next meeting of the faculty council.
Important: Please also read the information of the Thuringian State and University Library (ThULB) regarding the deposit copy and electronic publication:
Doctoral Examination Regulations and Implementing Provisions
All regulations of the Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences
Overview of all study, examination and Doctoral Examination Regulations of the Faculty of Chemistry and Earthsciences (link leads to the digital administration guide HanFRIED - only in German)
NOTE: The pages of the HanFRIED are still under construction. The study and examination regulations can therefore still be found on the website of the Law Office of the Friedrich Schiller University - available only in German.