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Doctoral Research

Doctoral research at the Faculty Languages & Literatures

The University of Bayreuth’s Faculty of Languages & Literatures gives students the option of pursuing doctoral research as an individualized doctorate or within the scope of a structured doctoral programme. In either case, the doctoral regulations of the Faculty of Languages & Literatures apply. In addition, the University of Bayreuth Graduate School is open to all doctoral researchers and actively supports them during their doctoral studies.      

Please note: The first step to take for students interested in pursuing a doctorate is to get in touch with a prospective dissertation advisor.

Doctoral Committee (term of office 01.10.2023 - 30.09.2025)

To be admitted to the Faculty of Languages & Literatures as a doctoral student, the required documents must be submitted to the doctoral committee. The documents must be submitted in full one week before the date of the committee meeting.

For Summer Semester 2024:

  • 24.04.2024       
    Submit documents by Tuesday, 16.04.2024, 9 a.m.

  • 03.07.2024  
    Submit documents by Tuesday, 25.06.2024, 9 a.m.

For Winter Semester 2024/25:

  • 23.10.2024       
    Submit documents by Tuesday, 15.10.2024, 9 a.m.

  • 15.01.2025  
    Submit documents by Tuesday, 07.01.2025, 9 a.m.

Doctoral Regulations

Applying for acceptance for doctoral research

Supervisory agreement

Online Registration

Application for admission to the doctoral examination process

Doctoral programmes

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