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Ph.D. examination board

 Ph.D. examination dates for the summer term 2019

ProcessDate
Submission of thesis and forms March 18 - 22, 2019                              
First report until May 3, 2019
Second report until June 14, 2019
Circulation of thesis among oral examiners June 17 to July 5, 2019
Oral examinations July 8 - 19, 2019

Final approval of Ph.D. examination board: Wednesday, July 24 , 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Ph.D. examination dates for the winter term 2018/2019

ProcessDate
Submission of thesis and forms September 17 - 21, 2018
First report until November 9, 2018
Second report until December 21, 2018
Circulation of thesis among oral examiners December 27, 2018 to January 11, 2019
Oral examinations January 14 - 25, 2019

Final approval of Ph.D. examination board: Wednesday, January 30 , 2019, 1:30 p.m.


Leistungsnachweise

According to the Ph.D. examination regulations Ph.D. candidates will have to attain the following achievements:

  • 4 course certificates from doctoral courses
  • Certificates on participation in guest lectures at the Center for Economic Studies with an amount of 32 lectures at choice of the applicant
  • Proof of holding a talk in the faculty research seminar.

The compulsory talks for doctoral candidates are held in the field-specific research seminars, which are regularly announced in the Newsletter of our faculty. The organizer of the respective seminar will issue a confirmation that serves as a substitute for the certificate of a talk in the faculty research seminar.

The Ph.D. examination board will also acknowledge a talk at one of the following conferences as equivalent to a talk in the faculty research seminar:

  • American Economic Association- Annual Meeting
  • American Finance Association - Annual Meeting
  • Royal Economic Society - Annual Meeting
  • Econometric Society - North American Winter Meeting
  • Econometric Society - North American Summer Meeting
  • Econometric Society - Far Eastern Meeting
  • Econometric Society - Australasian Meeting
  • Econometric Society - Latin American Meeting
  • Econometric Society - European Meeting
  • European Economic Association - Annual Meeting
  • European Finance Association - Annual Meeting
  • INFORMS - Annual Meeting

A similar rule applies to talks held at the annual meeting of the "Verein für Socialpolitik".

In accordance with the supervising professor the dissertation can be handed in in English.