PhD Programmes

PhD Programmes at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

Increasingly in recent years, structured doctoral programmes such as graduate schools and graduate colleges have become established alongside the classic individual route to a doctorate in Germany. Structured doctoral programmes are characterised by a structured teaching programme and the inclusion of a demanding and interdisciplinary field of research.


Please get in touch with the particular programme you are interested in.

At the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics the following doctoral programmes are available:


A graduate school is an institution in the field of higher education, which is designed to support young academics. The institutions coupled to a university system usually provide financial support, own lectures and seminars. Frequently, several faculties are working together on an overarching question.


Post Graduate programmes are limited to nine years and are university-based research programmes financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Members of the faculty are speaker of the following programmes:

The faculty participates in the following programmes: