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Doctoral Training

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) confers the following degrees: Lic. theol., Dr. theol., Dr. iur., Dr. iur. utr., Dr. med., Dr. med. dent., Dr.rer.medic., Dr. phil., Dr. rer. nat., and Dr. rer. pol..

In accordance with the provisions of the General Regulations for Doctoral Degrees at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, individuals seeking admission to a doctoral programme must submit an application for acceptance as a doctoral candidate to the competent Faculty or Graduate School. The doctoral process will not start until the applicant has been accepted. A university degree in a relevant discipline (usually a Master’s degree, state examination, Magister, or Diplom) is normally a prerequisite for admission to a doctoral programme. As a rule, individuals who are holding a Bachelor’s degree but did not obtain a Master’s degree do not qualify for admission to a doctoral programme!

For more information, please refer to the General Regulations for Doctoral Degrees at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg and the Doctoral Regulations of the Faculties.

As per the General Regulations for Doctoral Degrees at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, doctoral researchers must enrol at the University of Würzburg within the designated enrolment deadlines at the earliest possible date after they have been accepted as a doctoral candidate. Individuals who have not been accepted as a doctoral candidate cannot enrol in a doctoral programme.

Procedure for taking up doctoral programme:

                                    

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Admission:                                                             Individuals cannot take up doctoral training at the University of Würzburg until the competent Faculty or Graduate School has accepted them as a doctoral candidate. For more information on the admission procedure, please contact the Office of the Dean of the Faculty concerned or the University of Würzburg Graduate Schools.

Application procedure:         Enrolling in a programme with unrestricted admission Application for changing degree programms or subjects          

Application period:             within the designated enrolment deadlines                 at the time of re-enrolment                                                            

Enrolment period:                      This is stated in the admission to the doctoral programme. If no time is specified there, the statutory regulation applies (max. four years).

 

Procedure for the extension of a doctoral programme:


Extension of a doctoral programme:               In exceptional circumstances, the enrolment of doctoral researchers can be extended if the doctorate can no longer be successfully completed without formal enrolment and the important reasons for this are proven. Please contact your supervisors or the faculty or graduate school first.

Application procedure:  Application for extension of enrolment as a doctoral researcher                                                            

Application period: at the time of re-enrolment