Doctoral Degree

At the Faculty of Sciences PhD students are awarded with the degree “Doktor der Naturwissenschaften” (Dr. rer. nat.).

Structured graduate programmes at the Faculty of Sciences:

Research Training Groups (GRK) and Collaborative Research Centres (SFB) of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

International Graduate Schools of the Elite Network of Bavaria

Doctoral degree regulations

In January 2013, FAU passed general degree regulations which are valid for doctoral degrees at the Faculty of Sciences, too.


Corona regulations

Information on doctoral degree regulations during the Corona pandemic

A request to conduct the oral doctoral examination by videoconference must be submitted no later than 14 days before the scheduled examination.

Further downloads

Form for the grading system