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We look forward to advising you as a PhD candidate at our faculty!

On these websites we would like to provide you with information on all topics related to pursuing a PhD at our faculty.

Our faculty holds promoting junior researchers as one of its most important tasks. The doctorate degree serves as proof of exceptional scientific knowledge and skills in your field of expertise, granting the doctoral candidate the doctoral degree Dr. phil. upon completion of the Promotionsverfahren (final phase of the PhD process). On our website you will find information on how to plan and finance your doctoral projects, on stays abroad, networking, further consultation and workshop offers.

  • Regarding general questions concerning the PhD, Anda-Lisa Harmening is happy to help.
  • If you have questions regarding the formalities of the Promotionsverfahren, please contact Stefanie Koru.
  • The PhD board supervises your Promotionsverfahren.
  • If you have questions regarding possible topics or the supervision of your thesis, please contact the professors of your subject (only available in German).
  • Please contact Anke Riebau with questions regarding stays abroad or if you are an international incoming doctoral candidate or postdoc of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

You will find all websites related to pursuing a PhD via the blue navigation bar on the top of the page.

Graduate Center News

On 12.07.2022 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the International Office will hold a hybrid information event about stays abroad for academic staff, PhD students, and postdocs. Please register to: gradz(at)kw.uni-paderborn(dot)de!

Further Information

Dr. Anda-Lisa Harmening

Graduiertenzentrum der Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften

Consultations for PhD-Students and Postdocs

Anda-Lisa  Harmening
+49 5251 60-3913

Office hours:

Sie erreichen mich telefonisch oder per E-Mail und können gerne individuelle Beratungstermine mit mir vereinbaren.


Stefanie Koru

Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften > Dekanat Kulturwissenschaften

Sekretariat des Dekanats, Promotionsausschuss, Studienbeirat, Stipendien

Stefanie Koru
+49 5251 60-3955

Office hours:

Montag, Mittwoch und Donnerstag erreichen Sie mich von 09:00 bis 12:00 Uhr in der Uni. Dienstag und Freitag befinde ich mich im HomeOffice.

Für die Abgabe Ihrer Dissertation sprechen Sie bitte einen Termin mit mir ab.

Contact for international matters

Anke Riebau

Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften > Dekanatsmitarbeiter/in Kulturwissenschaften

Internationalization / Faculty Coordinator Incoming & Outgoing Students

Anke Riebau
+49 5251 60-4013

Office hours:

Office hour: Thursdays 1-2pm

Feel free to contact me if you have questions reg.:
Learning Agreements
Study-related and academic questions & problems
Course registration
Exam registration

Feel free to contact me if you have questions reg.:

Semesters abroad
English... more

Regular Events

Find information about regular events of the Graduate Center of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

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