Compulsory Module (25 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 2: Scientific Basics/Core Skills of the Thesis Topic (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: After successful completion of the module, students have a highly professional knowledge necessary for the implementation of the dissertation.
Courses with a total of 5 ECTS-Credits from the field of the dissertation subject are to be completed according to the regulation of the dissertation agreement.
Compulsory Module 3: Interdisciplinary Seminar for Doctoral Students (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have didactic skills which enable to clearly present their research results within an interdisciplinary context and to comprehensibly convey complex contexts. They are able to participate in the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary discourse with other disciplines which contribute to the development of school, teaching and educational system.
Compulsory Module 4: Participation in Academic Discourse (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Knowledge of the results of current research, presentation of research results in front of national and international panels, establishment of competences in an international network and in research management as well as the application of research funds; analysis and critical evaluation of individual research achievements and research achievements of third parties; creation of a culture committed to research ethics and avoiding plagiarism.
Participation in the national and international academic discourse within conferences and projects
Compulsory Module 5: Doctoral Thesis Defense (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of all other modules as well as the dissertation
Learning Outcome: Presentation, reflection and analysis of the results of the dissertation in the general context of the doctoral programme. In this context, the summary and presentation of the results of the research work, the presentation of knowledge growth for the discipline, the competence of evaluation and methods as well as the presentation are the main focus.
Final oral dissertation defense in front of an examination board

  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).