Doctorates and postdoctoral theses

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Aim of the doctorate

The main objective of the doctorate is to prove independent scientific research activity for the increase of known knowledge. After scientific work on a research topic within approximately four to five years, successful completion of the final examination and publication of the doctoral thesis, the doctoral candidate is awarded the doctoral degree.

    Purpose of the habilitation

    The habilitation serves as proof of the ability to independently represent a scientific subject or field in research and teaching at universities (teaching qualification).Through the habilitation, the applicant attains the academic degree of a habilitated doctor.