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Titelbild Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaft
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Titelbild Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaft
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Titelbild Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaft
Bildnachweis: Universität Paderborn, Besim Mazhiqi Show image information

Titelbild Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaft Bildnachweis: Universität Paderborn, Besim Mazhiqi

Titelbild Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaft Bildnachweis: Universität Paderborn, Besim Mazhiqi

Titelbild Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaft Bildnachweis: Universität Paderborn, Besim Mazhiqi

Titelbild Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaft Bildnachweis: Universität Paderborn, Besim Mazhiqi

Thank you for your interest in the doctoral degree (PhD) opportunities at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities!

Have you graduated with a good or very good Master’s degree (or equivalent)? Are you passionate about your field and interested in delving into it with a more specialized focus? Does the thought of scientific research and academic writing pique your interest?

You meet all the requirements of a potential PhD candidate!

Our faculty holds promoting junior researchers as one of its most important tasks. Therefore, we have created a (hopefully) comprehensive consulting service. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Are you looking to receiving overall information about the faculty’s PhD degree opportunities? Contact Anda-Lisa Harmening.
  • Are you looking for answers regarding enrollment and administrative help? Contact Stefanie Koru.
  • As the PhD board’s chairwoman, Prof. Dr. Heike Buhl is also happy to answer your questions regarding the doctoral degree (PhD) opportunities within our faculty.
  • If you are looking for specific information regarding the supervision or possible topics for your PhD thesis: we suggest talking to your subjects’ professors directly.

We also provide information regarding funding opportunities and advanced training!

Formalities

All information regarding your PhD process can be found within the PhD degree regulations (Promotionsordnung; currently only available in German).

Phase I:
Doctoral studies admission (currently only available in German).
What you need to enroll: Supervision Agreement for Doctoral Candidates

Phase II:
Application to initiate finale phase of PhD.
Please note: Timetable for the final phase of your PhD.

General Framework

Every doctoral candidate is different and so is their way towards a doctoral degree:

  • You can apply for a PhD scholarship;
  • You can be a doctoral candidate and do not have to work at Paderborn University;
  • You can be part of a graduate school…

Statutory basis (only available in German):

Further Contact

Your contact for inquiries reg. employment law:

FAQ

Questions remaining? Our FAQs may help!

Funding opportunities

PhD Award
The faculty or an external sponsor honor one successful post-doctoral candidate per year with the PhD Award.

Forschungsreserve
If you are employed at Paderborn University, the Forschungsreserve (currently only available in German) is an internal opportunity to apply for funding towards completing your PhD project.

Paderborn University offers the possibility to publish your PhD thesis free of charge (currently only available in German).

The faculty’s Post-doctoral portal

Overview of successfully completed doctoral theses (currently only available in German)

Contact

Stefanie Koru

Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften > Dekanat Kulturwissenschaften

Sekretariat des Dekanats, Promotionsausschuss, Studienbeirat, Stipendien

Stefanie Koru
Phone:
+49 5251 60-3955
Office:
C5.312

Office hours:

Ich befinde mich derzeit im Homeoffice.

Anda-Lisa Harmening

Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften > Dekanatsmitarbeiter/in Kulturwissenschaften

Promovierendenberatung/Graduiertenförderung der Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften

Anda-Lisa  Harmening
Phone:
+49 5251 60-3913
Office:
C5.319

Contact

Prof. Dr. Heike M. Buhl

Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften

Vorsitzende des Promotionsausschusses

Heike M. Buhl
Phone:
+49 5251 60-2897
Office:
H4.122

Office hours:

nach Vereinbarung

Address

Paderborn University
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
PhD-Secretariat
Stefanie Koru
Warburger Str. 100
33098 Paderborn

Germany

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