Applying to the Fulda Graduate Centre of Social Science
The application procedure
Who can apply?
People with a relevant degree (usually Master's or Diploma with a total of 300 LP according to ECTS) can apply for the doctorate.
Applicants should have an interest in the intensive examination of a scientific question. They should be motivated to make an independent contribution to the further development of a relevant field of research.
The dissertation topic should also fit in with the HAW-specific profile, which is characterised by being application-oriented.
How do I apply?
independently search for a potential primary supervisor from among the professors associated with the doctoral centre.
prepare an informative written exposé and a timetable for the doctoral project.
submit the formal application in accordance with § 5 of the doctoral regulations once the primary supervisor has granted his/her approval.
The doctoral committee decides on admission.
A preliminary outline of the path to a doctorate can also be found on the overview page.