Doing a doctorate at Bielefeld University
On the following pages we have compiled information on the formal aspects of doing a degree at Bielefeld University.
- You can find out about the different forms of doctoral degrees.
- We can explain what steps you need to take before you can start your doctoral degree.
- You can also find all the relevant contact persons of a particular faculty and also the doctoral programmes of Bielefeld University
- as well as the University's guidelines on good scientific practice and good supervision.
In addition, you can contact the Service Center for Young Researchers if you have any questions on doing a doctoral degree. As well as individual advice sessions, we put on events for prospective doctoral candidates such as the information session "Doctoral study - yes or no?" which takes place once a year, or seminars on funding opportunities offered by the Begabtenförderwerke (organisations for the promotion of young talent). For more information, please visit our event pages.
Helpful brochures on doctoral study are also available to download here.