In many professions in and outside the scientific world, a doctoral degree is the start for an academic career. With a completed dissertation and successful thesis defense, it is evidence of your ability to work independently in an academic field.
Before you decide whether to go for a doctoral degree you should be aware that this involves a project spanning several years requiring the ability to work independently, good time management and perseverance. These challenges are best met if your motivation for doctoral studies is based on a genuine enthusiasm for research and your dissertation subject.
If you decide you would like to apply for doctoral studies, BTU offers various options leading to a successful completion of a doctoral degree.
At BTU you may also do an individual doctoral degree as an external student (whilst working in a company or scientific research institution), in cooperation with another university in Germany or in cooperation with a scientific university abroad (Cotutelle doctorate).