Doctoral Research at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Welcome to the Doctoral Office of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Here you will find all information and forms concerning a doctorate. The Doctoral Office accompanies you through all formal processes during your doctorate. While the Graduate Academy philGRAD offers you further support and counselling as well as a supportive workshop programme around your doctoral research.

Quick Start Doing Your Doctorate

Here you will find a brief description of the most important formal steps and necessary documents for a successful doctorate at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities:

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undefinedFinal acceptance as a doctoral researcher
undefinedSubmission of your dissertation
undefinedDisputation/Defence
undefinedPublication of your dissertation
undefinedGraduation ceremony

Graduate Academy philGRAD

philGRAD accompanies you during your doctorate with a wide range of professionally relevant key qualifications, writing groups and individual counselling services:

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undefinedConsulting and Coaching
undefinedGood scientific practice
undefinedDoctorate Transcript
undefinedDownloads and Forms
undefined philGRAD Homepage
undefined Heine Research Academies
undefined International Researchers

Doctoral Committee

The Doctoral Committee decides on all doctoral matters of the faculty. The current representatives of the Doctoral Committee can be found at undefinedhere.

Forms,regulations and answers to frequently asked questions

Here you can access all relevant forms, documents and answers to frequently asked questions with just one click:

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undefinedDoctoral and study regulations
undefinedAnswers to frequently asked questions

Doctoral Office

Dr. Julia Siep

Building: 24.51
Floor/Room: 01.21
Phone +49 211 81-12937

Office Hours

montags bis donnerstags, 09-11 Uhr
& gerne Termine nach Vereinbarung


philGRAD Office

Dr. Simone Brandes

Building: 24.51
Floor/Room: 01.24
40225 Düsseldorf
Phone +49 211 81-13134

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