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Welcome to the Doctoral Office of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences! 

We are available for you during our personal office hours after a prior appointment. 

Please note that it is still possible to submit your documents by mail or via the mailbox in front of the office rooms. 
Doctoral certificates will continue to be delivered by registered mail as standard.

Please select your request now and book the desired appointment:


  1. Application for admission to doctoral studies (submit all necessary documents at this appointment, admission would be granted subsequently, after final review of your documents. You will usually receive the decision in writing by email within a few weeks. The review of international degrees can take up to 6 months).

  2. Application for admission to the doctoral examination (submit your dissertation (report) as well as the application for admission to the doctoral examination and all related documents. There will be a direct review for completeness. The opening of process for your doctoral examination as well as the final review of the report will take place at a later date, you will then receive the decision in writing, usually by email).

  3. Proof by originals (present your original certificates, if you have already received a preliminary decision).

  4. Submitting your mandatory (final) copie to receive your doctoral degree (submit your mandatory copy as well as the confirmation from the university library. For computer science and physics, confirmation from the respective subject library is required. If you have received conditions for your publication, please bring the original signed clearance certificates. Attention: the issuance of the doctoral certificate usually takes 2-4 weeks. It is not possible to receive it immediately).

  5. Doctoral Certificate Pickup (Please book this appointment only if you have received an email that your certificate is ready for pickup. Bring your identity card/passport to this appointment. If you authorize a person to pick up your certificate for you, an original signed “power of attorney” as well as the identity card/passport of the person concerned are required). Alternatively, the doctoral certificate can be sent by mail.

  6. Other (If you have questions that cannot be answered by other means, you may make an appointment. Before booking such an appointment, please first consult the website of the Doctoral Office and read the Guidelines).