Doctorates in Germany 2020

The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study.   Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a ba… Read More

The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study. 

Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a bachelor’s degree, and available areas of study include science, law, technology, finance, social sciences and the arts.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

PhD Degrees in Germany

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Munich, Germany

QBM seeks to train a cohort of young scientists who, while firmly anchored in their home discipline, are well versed in multiple approaches and styles of thought. The goal is ... Read More

QBM seeks to train a cohort of young scientists who, while firmly anchored in their home discipline, are well versed in multiple approaches and styles of thought. The goal is for the students to get comfortable in communicating across traditional boundaries, especially across the divide between experiment and quantitative theory – to become, in effect, scientifically bi- or multilingual. To this end, the school offers an integrated interdisciplinary Ph.D. program that consists of three main components: Read Less
PhD
March 2020
Full time
3 years
01 August 2020
English
Campus
 
Frankfurt, Germany + 1 More

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Neural Circuits was established in 2011 and offers around ten fully-funded doctoral fellowships every year for talente ... Read More

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Neural Circuits was established in 2011 and offers around ten fully-funded doctoral fellowships every year for talented students holding a relevant Master´s or Bachelor´s degree as their highest degree. The program is taught in English. Read Less
PhD
September 2020
Full time
01 December 2019
English
Campus
 
Karlsruhe, Germany

Ph.D. students of the Hector Fellow Academy are employed as research assistants for a period of three years. The salary corresponds to the internal regulations at the Universi ... Read More

Ph.D. students of the Hector Fellow Academy are employed as research assistants for a period of three years. The salary corresponds to the internal regulations at the University of the respective Hector Fellow (according to TV-L 13, up to 100%, based on the funding rates of the DFG for Ph.D. students). Read Less
PhD
01 August 2020
Full time
3 years
31 March 2019
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

The doctoral study programme in Material Engineering is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of materials. Its aim is to produce highly-educate ... Read More

The doctoral study programme in Material Engineering is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of materials. Its aim is to produce highly-educated and creative graduates capable of taking part in scientific, research and professional applications and developments of materials for mechanical engineering. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Berlin, Germany

The BSE provides outstanding doctoral students with a vibrant, intensively networked research community and a training structure that will develop their talents in a unique co ... Read More

The BSE provides outstanding doctoral students with a vibrant, intensively networked research community and a training structure that will develop their talents in a unique combination of high-level academic and applied research. During the course phase of three semesters, students deepen their knowledge of economic theory, applied economics, econometrics, and economic policy. Read Less
PhD
October 2020
Full time
4 years
15 February 2020
English
Campus
 
Durham, United Kingdom + 2 More

Over the past few years, our research has been published in a range of quality journals. Subjects include financial reporting and disclosure, auditing quality, corporate gover ... Read More

Over the past few years, our research has been published in a range of quality journals. Subjects include financial reporting and disclosure, auditing quality, corporate governance, corporate ownership structure, public accounting, management accounting, social and environmental accounting, the accountancy profession, accounting history, Islamic accounting and finance and accounting education. Read Less
PhD
31 October 2020
Full time
English
Campus
 
Heidelberg, Germany

Unique in the world and waiting for you! The EMBL International Ph.D. Programme, originally established in 1983, represents the flagship of EMBL's commitment to first class tr ... Read More

Unique in the world and waiting for you! The EMBL International Ph.D. Programme, originally established in 1983, represents the flagship of EMBL's commitment to first class training and education. Internationality, dedicated mentoring and early independence in research characterize our programme. Considered to be one of the most competitive Ph.D. training schemes to enter, we are committed to providing EMBL Ph.D. students with the best starting platform for a successful career in science. Read Less
PhD
01 October 2020
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

The doctoral study programme in Manufacturing Systems and Processes is focused on scientific research and independent creative projects in the field of research or development ... Read More

The doctoral study programme in Manufacturing Systems and Processes is focused on scientific research and independent creative projects in the field of research or development. Its aim is to produce highly-educated and creative graduates capable of taking part in scientific, research and professional activities in the field of development of systems and processes in the production of machinery. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

The doctoral study program Engineering Technology is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of engineering technology. Its aim is to produce high ... Read More

The doctoral study program Engineering Technology is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of engineering technology. Its aim is to produce highly-educated and creative graduates capable of taking part in scientific, research and professional activities in the studied field. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

The doctoral study program Machines and Equipment Design is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of design of machines and equipment.

The doctoral study program Machines and Equipment Design is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of design of machines and equipment. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

This program equips the students with expert knowledge in business administration and management, which focuses on behavior and management of enterprises in a global environme ... Read More

This program equips the students with expert knowledge in business administration and management, which focuses on behavior and management of enterprises in a global environment in terms of innovation and new tools of corporate finance. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

The doctoral study program Applied Mechanics is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of mechanics. Its aim is to produce highly-educated and cr ... Read More

The doctoral study program Applied Mechanics is focused on independent scientific and research projects in the field of mechanics. Its aim is to produce highly-educated and creative graduates capable of taking part in scientific, research and professional applications of the laws of mechanics in mechanical engineering. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

The aim of the program is to provide candidates with complex Ph.D. studies in IT technologies and systems along with fundamental knowledge in economics.

The aim of the program is to provide candidates with complex Ph.D. studies in IT technologies and systems along with fundamental knowledge in economics. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

Graduates of this Ph.D. program are provided with deep knowledge in their specialization, which enables creative and scientific work. They will develop communicative skills an ... Read More

Graduates of this Ph.D. program are provided with deep knowledge in their specialization, which enables creative and scientific work. They will develop communicative skills and they can clearly express their ideas and opinions. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
Part time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Liberec, Czech Republic + 2 More

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills for solutions in the following areas: optimal and suboptimal methods, process control, control of nonlinear dynamic s ... Read More

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills for solutions in the following areas: optimal and suboptimal methods, process control, control of nonlinear dynamic systems with applications in automotive industry, motion control, intelligent robots, artificial intelligence, computer speech and image processing, advanced electric motors and their control, design of sophisticated measuring elements, technical diagnostics, design of electronic systems and diagnosis of digital systems. Read Less
PhD
01 September 2020
Full time
4 years
English, Czech
Campus