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in History and Sociology
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Application for admission to the degree programme

Please enter your data if you want to apply for admission to the doctoral programme.

This online application portal allows to apply either for the doctorate within the doctoral programme or for a doctorate independent from the doctoral programme.

Please indicate if you apply for a doctorate within the doctoral programme at BGHS or for a doctorate independent from the doctoral programme. Please see further information on this in the doctoral regulations of the Department of History or of the Faculty of Sociology.

The required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Personal Data


Doctoral Research Project
Please name two academic referees.
1. Referee
2. Referee



Please only upload the requested documents. Your documents have to be either in German or in English. If your certificates are neither in German nor English language, please submit a translation. We only accept PDF files. More information on how to create pdf files can be found here.

  1. :

  2. : Please also see our Guidelines for a Research Proposal

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  4. Statement about current or previous attempts to earn a doctorate*

  5. Application for Admission (completed, signed and scanned)

  6. Statement of Consent

Letter of Consent

I agree that it may be necessary to disclose sensitive personal data between relevant persons and organisations during the recruitment and selection process. In particular, I agree that the BGHS can compare and exchange data with other institutions and organisations to simplify administrative procedure.

 *Please affirm:

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