Compulsory Modules (30 ECTS-Credits)
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  COURSES Compulsory Module 4: Generic Skills (5 ECTS-Credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: After the successful completion of this module, students posses subjectspecific and interdisciplinary competences relevant for a successful career as an independent scientist in an academic, industrial or public environment.
Selection of suitable courses equal to 5 ECTS-Credits whose learning objectives include general, subjectspecific competences. One course can be chosen from the field of "Equality and Gender". For further information about courses click COURSES.
Compulsory Module 5: Doctoral Thesis Defense (Rigorosum) (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of all other modules and positive evaluation of the dissertation
Learning Outcome: Presentation, reflection on, and analysis of the dissertation results in the overall context of the doctoral study programme; the focus is on summarizing and explaining results of the research project, on presenting the increase in knowledge for the discipline, and on demonstrating evaluation and method competences as well as presenting the results.
Final oral dissertation defense before 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).