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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS)

University Administration

Regulations

 

Formal registration as a doctoral student

(Zulassung zur Promotion)

Content

In order to be able to register officially as a doctoral student at Humboldt-Universität, you have to be formally accepted by the Fakultät.

Documents needed

  • Exposé  (2 pages) plus bibliography (list of the most relevant references) signed by supervisor
  • CV
  • Form signed by supervisor and doctoral researcher
  • Copy of certificate of MA or diploma
  • Supervision Agreement
  • Membership prolongation letter

Procedure

BGSS doctoral researchers do not need to register before starting at Humboldt-Universität. For the first enrolment the BGSS Membership Confirmation is sufficient. The official registration as a doctoral student is usually done after the successful completion of the first year at the BGSS.

Contact Person

Frau Kerstin Ludwig

Email k.ludwig(at)cms.hu-berlin.de

Phone 2093 66153

Georgenstr. 47, Room 133

Forms & Further Information

https://fakultaeten.hu-berlin.de/en/ksb/carrer/doctoralstudies?set_language=en

   

Initiation of doctoral examination process

(Eröffnung des Promotionsverfahrens)

Content

Submitting your dissertation and initiating the doctoral examination process

Documents needed

  • The form available at the link below
  • CV
  • Certificate of matriculation
  • Five hard-copies of your dissertation
  • List of members of the doctoral commission (supervision committee, 1 postdoc, 1 doctoral student) signed by supervisor
  • Transcript of Records with all Credit Points (can be requested at BGSS)
  • Solemn affirmation that you have not applied for a doctorate elsewhere (see link)
  • Solemn affirmation that you accept the doctoral procedures solemn affirmation (see link)

Contact Person

Frau Kerstin Ludwig

Email k.ludwig(at)cms.hu-berlin.de

Phone 2093 66153

Georgenstr. 47, Room 133

Forms & Further Information

https://fakultaeten.hu-berlin.de/en/ksb/carrer/doctoralstudies?set_language=en

   

Prolongation of period of study (PhD)

(Verlängerung der Promotionszeit)

Content

After three years, you might be asked by the Studienabteilung to formally extend the doctorate periode

Documents needed

The form below needs to be signed by your supervisor and submitted to Mrs. Ludwigs office. After a successful prolongation, a confirmation will be sent to you (make sure Mrs. Ludwig has your valid address) which you will have to present to the Studienabteilung.

Contact Person

Frau Kerstin Ludwig

Email k.ludwig(at)cms.hu-berlin.de

Phone 2093 66153

Georgenstr. 47, Room 133

Form

Certification for prolongation of period of study (PhD)

Forms & Further Information https://fakultaeten.hu-berlin.de/en/ksb/carrer/doctoralstudies?set_language=en