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Application for admission to the degree programme

The BGHS online application portal allows to apply either for doctoral studies within the doctoral programme or for a doctorate independent from the doctoral programme. Please enter your data here if you wish to apply for admission to doctoral studies.

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Personal Data

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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.

Please note that you cannot upload more than 16MB in total. You will not get an error message if you upload more.

Please also see our Guidelines for a Research Proposal.

Declaration of Consent

The consent is voluntary and can be withdrawn at any time with future effect. If you withdraw your consent, this does not affect the lawfulness of the processing up to that point. To opt out, please contact the technical contact person - see privacy policy. In the event that you opt out, your personal data will be deleted immediately. You will not be put at a disadvantage by refusing or withdrawing your consent. Legal permissions remain unaffected by a withdrawal of consent. Necessity for providing data by the parties concerned (data subject and University) for the performance of the contract (compliance with legal obligations). Processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract or the preparatory steps to enter into a contract. If the data is not provided by the data subject, such refusal may make it impossible for the University to conclude the contract.

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