Requirements for Doctoral Candidates at the Partner Universities
In this paragraph, the doctoral candidates requirements of the partner universities (affected faculties) are listed as overview and first help. If you wish to finish your PhD at one of these universities it is essential you read the Doctoral Candidate Regulation (list below, unfortunately in most cases still only available in German)! At most universities, the early enrolement as doctoral candidate is obligatory. Please, inform yourself about the actual conditions!
Credit point system: 1 CP=30 hours workload (according to European Credit Transfer System); adaptable for conferences, oral/poster presentations, publications, and some other activites. If questions arise, contact Dr. Vera Bissinger.
|CP requirements||Precondition for waiving the "Rigorosum" (on application)||Requirements for cumulative thesis|
|Universität Leipzig - Faculty for Biosciences, Pharmacology and Psychology||10 (from ungraded activites; 3 CP for HIGRADE-courses with certificate of performance)||
10 (from graded activites; HIGRADE: only regular colloquia creditable!)
|2 accepted first author publications|
|Universität Leipzig - Faculty of Medicine||no CP system||no Rigorosum||at least 1-3 publications as 1st or 2nd author, Impact Factor>2|
|Universität Leipzig - Faculty of Economics||dependant on Faculty committee, see §13(7)|
|TU Freiberg||15 CP, at least 4 CP from graded activites (courses or own teaching, e.g. graded HIGRADE courses), according to faculty; see also below||possible|
|TU Dresden - Faculty of Forestry, Geosciences and Hydrosciences||no CP system||Rigorosum obligatory||at least 3 publications as 1st author (peer-reviewed)|
|Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-W. - Faculty of Natural Sciences I+III||no CP system||no Rigorosum||MatNatFac I: at least 3 publications (more, if not 1st author); ISI-listed|
|Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena -School of Biology and Pharmacy||no Rigorosum||at least 3 publications (2 as 1st author and at least "submitted")|
|Universität Kassel||no CP system||no Rigorosum||In Social Sciences: unusual|
Doctoral Degree Regulations (Promotionsordnungen):
(Due to the new saxonian law "SächsHSG" the Doctoral Degree Regulation will be changed in 2009: only two referees and three written copies to be handed in.)
Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
Contact PhD affairs at TU Freiberg:
Katrin Uhlemann, Promotionsamt, Tel: 03731-39 2009
Questions about credit points:
Dr. Corina Dunger, phone: 03731/393537
Application for waiving the "viva voce" (Rigorosum): Send a letter of intent together with HIGRADE list of activities to your Faculty and ask for a written permission.
Technische Universität Dresden
Attention: Persons with degrees from foreign countries or lateral entrants (Quereinsteiger) need to fulfil supplementary performances. Information at your Faculty/ supervisor!