Registering your doctoral project
Registering via docDaten
As a doctoral candidate at FAU you must register your doctoral project when you start working on it.
Advantages of registration
- valid for the entire process of completing your doctoral degree
official status as a member of FAU as a doctoral candidate, regardless of whether you have a contract with or are enrolled at the University
reliable documentation of the process starting from receipt of your confirmation of supervision
early clarification of requirements for admission and examination
clear overview of the current status of the process
greater legal security
opportunity to take part in the Graduate Centre’s professional development programmes
Enrolment is not the same as registration via docDaten.
Registration is not the same as admission.
- Register yourself and your doctoral project in our docDaten database.
- Submit all required documents in order to be granted admission by the Office of Doctoral Affairs. All the required documents are available for you to download from the docDaten database.
If you decide to end your doctoral degree before graduation, please complete and return the de-registration form to the Office of Doctoral Affairs or the Graduate Centre.