Registering for a doctorate

Thank you very much for your interest in doctoral studies at the University of Oldenburg.

Please note that the application procedure for winter semester 2016/2017 has expired. Therefore the online application is not anymore possible.

Registration for the summer semester 2017

Structured Doctoral Programmes

Get an overview of the Structured Doctoral Programmes, information on admissions regulations, and contact details. Admission to the Graduate School is a prerequisite for registration for the following Structured Doctoral Programmes:

Registration into them is always as a dual degree programme (Structured Doctoral Programme as the 2nd degree programme) together with a doctoral subject (as 1st degree programme). Admission must be granted to the doctoral subject by the doctorate committee concerned.

Online applications for the summer semester 2017 open on 15th December 2016 at this place.

Please be aware of the application deadlines for your chosen degree programme. The University of Oldenburg must receive a complete application from you by 12 midnight of the last day of the applicable deadline. The date of the postmark will not be taken into account.

Please observe the possibilities for submitting documents within the deadline!



    • Phone: 0441 798 2514
    • Fax: 0441 798 2518
    • Room: StudierendenServiceCenter SSC A 12-1-118

Doctoral subjects

If you wish to apply for an Individual Doctorate in a doctoral subject, you must first apply to the doctorate committee for admission as a doctoral candidate for the subject you are interested in. Please contact the faculty administration office about this.

You should submit your enrolment application as soon as possible following admission by the doctorate committee.