Downloads and Information

Administration and Forms

yDiv form - admission to yDiv (PDF)

Stay abroad - Application form for partial funding (PDF)

Activities Form (PDF) (for registering ECTS credits under the „activities“ module of the yDiv curriculum)

Travel request form (PDF) (Employees of the UL)

Travel request form (PDF) (other doctoral researchers)

Travel reimbursement Form (PDF)

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

>> 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

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)

>> Implementation regulations for the PhD regulations of the Biological-Pharmaceutical Faculty (PDF)

>> Doctoral agreement Faculty of Biological Sciences (PDF)

>> Online registration for all doctoral candidates at Jena University

Leipzig University

Faculty of Life Sciences

>> Regulations for the degree of Doctorate at the Faculty of Life Sciences (PDF)

>> Application Form - acceptance as a doctoral researcher by the Faculty of Life Sciences (PDF) (in German only)

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

>> Example sheet for ECTS documentation*

>> further information

Faculty of Economics and Management Science

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

>> yDiv Translation help_Application for registration in the list of doctoral students of the Faculty of Economic Sciences

>> 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.

PhD Guide

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

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

>> Ombudsperson Graduate Academy Jena

>> Ombudspersons Jena University

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

>> Ombudsperson Halle University (Website in German only) 

>> 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 (Website in German)

Contacts for support in emergencies and mental crisis

Support and advisory services for international students

>> Jena University

Leisure activities

University Sports

>> Leipzig University (Website in German only)

>> Halle University (Website in German only)

>> Jena University (Website mostly in German)

There are several yDiv mailing lists and chat groups for spending freetime together (e.g. iBird, iBeer) - contact your PhD representatives to get in those groups:

Job Opportunities (global site with jobs for students and people with all levels of experience in the academic world and the private sector)  (lists UK and International green jobs encompassing the specialisms of Wildlife Jobs, Ecology Jobs, Sustainability Jobs, Nature & Conservation Jobs, Climate Change Jobs and Marine Management Jobs)


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