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Doctoral StudiesInformation for supervisors

Current Doctoral Degree Regulations

Good Scienific Practice (GSP)

Official Statement by the Doctoral Degree Committee of the Faculty of Biosciences concerning plagiarism: 

Plagiarism statement

Cumulative dissertations are not allowed. Therefore the thesis (dissertation) must be written mandatorily in the first person form ("I present...", "I demonstrate...", "I found...", "my findings..."); see the Official Statement Concerning Plagiarism, §5.

List of supervisors/examiners

New sortable Excel Spreadsheet listing Supervisors/Examiners for Biology and Pharmacy: List of Examiners 

List of examiners

Grading information for Thesis / Dissertation Evaluations and Defense Examination

Merkblatt Noten

In case you grade a thesis 1,0 ("very good") - additionally submit this form: 

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Application requirements for Junior Research Group Leaders requesting the status of „Supervisor” for doctoral candidates at the Faculty of Biosciences:

  • Please use the application form

    Gutachter Antrag

  • Submit proof that you have attained your current position using a competitive procedure. (On the application form, under point 1, there's a list of possible selections.)
  • Provide the number of Ph.D. students, postdocs, and technical assistants in your group (point 2).
  • Submit proof that you have your independent funding (point 3).
  • Submit proof that you can publish independently (point 4, a list of your publications will suffice)
  • You must be willing to take on teaching amounting to 2 SWS  (Bachelor or Master) for the Faculty of Biosciences. Before sending in your application, contact Frau Dr. Andrea Wolk 

    andrea.wolk@urz.uni-hd.de

      to discuss details of your teaching and to have your application signed. (point 6)
  • Provide your CV and, as mentioned above, a list of your publications.
  • Submit all documents to the Ph.D. Office. The Doctoral Degree Committee will decide on your application in the next meeting.