Ph.D. Program

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Ph.D. Program

The Department of Computer Science awards the academic degree of a

Doctor of Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) or a

Doctor of Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat).

The title Dr.-Ing. is awarded upon the completion of a thesis which consists mainly of scientific engineering knowledge within the field of informatics.

The title Dr. rer. nat. is awarded upon the completion of a thesis which consists mainly of theoretical scientific knowledge within the field of informatics.

It is highly recommended to start the process of admission already before or at the latest with the beginning of the work for the planned dissertation.

Please hand in a printout of your registration or enrolment together with the documents for the Departmental Doctoral Admissions Commitee. Depending on your University Entrance Qualification and Degree, you have to register or enrol via TUCan. Further information can be found at the University´s central websites.

Application Procedure

Initiation of the Doctoral Procedure

Cumulative Dissertation

Publication of the Doctoral Thesis

Declaration Relating to the Doctoral Thesis and Transfer of Rights (opens in new tab)

Doctoral Regulations

Notification regarding audio/video recordings of public thesis defences:

The Dean points out that audio or video recordings of public thesis defences at the Department of Computer Science are only allowed if all the attendees explicitly agree to the recordings.

This means that such recordings are generally prohibited due to violation of personality rights.

Secret recordings are punishable in reference to § 201 StGB.