Further information

yDiv PhD Guide

The PhD Guide contains anything you might want to know about our graduate programme.

Doctoral Regulations at the Universities Halle, Jena and Leipzig

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

>> Doctoral Regulations of the Faculties of Natural Sciences I, II and III

>> Application for acceptance as a doctoral candidate at Martin Luther University

>> yDiv translation help: Cumulative Dissertations*

Faculty I of Natural Sciences - Biological Science

>> further information

Faculty III of Natural Sciences

>> further information (in German only)

There is the possibility to apply for an English translation of the doctoral certificate in the respective dean's office.

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

>> Online registration for all doctoral candidates at Jena University

Faculty of Biological Sciences

>> Doctoral studies / Habilitation office Faculty of Biological Sciences (including information on doctorate processes at the faculty)

>> Doctoral examination regulations of the Faculty of Biological Sciences (PDF)

>> Implementing Regulations of the Doctoral Examination Regulations of the Faculty of Biological Sciences (PDF)

>>Doctoral agreement Faculty of Biological Sciences (PDF)

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

>> Doctoral examination regulations of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science (in German only)

>> further information (in German only)

Leipzig University

Faculty of Life Sciences

>> Information on doctorates and habilitation

>> Application Form - acceptance as a doctoral researcher by the Faculty of Life Sciences (yDiv translation guide PDF)*

>> Requirements for examination entry - granting of non-graded credit points (ECTS)(yDiv translation guide)*

>> Example sheet for ECTS documentation (yDiv translation guide PDF)*

Faculty of Economics and Management Science

>> Doctoral Regulations of the Faculty of Economics and Management Science (PDF)

>> Application for registration in the list of doctoral students of the Faculty of Economic Sciences(yDiv translation guide PDF)*

>> further information

*An officially approved translation has not been issued by the university yet. This translation was done individually by yDiv and should be regarded as an interpretation guide. We cannot give a guarantee.

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You find iDiv logos, email signatures, presentation and letter templates here (iDiv intranet).

Finding Support

  • Mediation in cases of conflict between doctoral researchers and their supervisors

>> iDiv counsellors, Dr Nicole Sachmerda-Schulz and Dr Marten Winter

In cases of suspected misconduct (including conflicts with your supervisior) and safeguarding ethics in science and research you can also contact the ‘Ombudspersons’ confidentially

>> Office of Ombudspersons Leipzig University

>> Ombudspersons Jena University

>> Committee on Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice

>> Diversity Office Jena University (gives advise against discrimination and unequal treatment)

>> Ombudsperson Halle University (Website in German only) 

>> Ombudspersons UFZ

>> Further consultation offers by HIGRADE/graduate school of UFZ

>> The German Research Ombudsman (here you can find ombudspersons outside your institution)

  • PhD Candidates' Councils

>> Leipzig University

>> Jena University

>> Halle University (Website in German only)

  • Psychological counseling offered by the universities of Leipzig, Halle and Jena:

>> Leipzig University (German and English)

>> Jena University (German and English)

>> Halle University (German and English)

Contacts for support in emergencies and mental crisis

  • Support and advisory services for international doctoral researchers

>> iDiv Welcome Centre

>> Welcome service for new doctoral candidates and guest doctoral researchers at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena


Dr Nicole Sachmerda-Schulz
Graduate School Coordinator

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733125
Email: nicole.sachmerda-schulz@idiv.de

Beate Horn
Administrative Assistant

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733126
Email: beate.horn@idiv.de

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