Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences | Curriculum

The curriculum provides information on the qualification profile, the requirements for admission, the structure of the doctorate and the number of ECTS credits which PhD candidates have to earn during their doctoral studies. The curriculum for the doctoral programme in Social Sciences includes the following key elements:

  • The degree programme duration is 3 years
  • Courses comprising at least 30 ECTS-Punkten
  • Public presentation of the intended doctoral project within the first year of doctoral studies
  • Periodical, at least annual progress reports
  • Write a doctoral thesis, which demonstrates the candidate's ability to master academic topics independently
  • Public defence

Curriculum & Fields of Doctoral Research

  • Curriculum Doctoral Programme in Social Sciences
  • Fields of Doctoral Research:
    • Geography, Dr.phil (796 310 452)
    • Social and Cultural Anthropology, Dr.phil (796 310 307)
    • Nursing Science, Dr.phil (796 310 204)
    • Political Science, Dr.phil (796 310 300)
    • Communication Science, Dr.phil (796 310 301)
    • Sociology, Dr.phil (796 310 122)
    • International Development (796 310 278)
    • Psychology, Dr.phil (796 310 298)
    • Social Studies of Science, Dr.phil (796 310 121)