Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Social Sciences - Berlin Graduate School of Social Science

Prolongation of period of study (PhD) (Verlängerung der Promotionszeit)


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)

Phone 2093 66153

Georgenstr. 47, Room 133


Certification for prolongation of period of study (PhD)

Forms & Further Information