Depending on the disciplinary focus, doctoral students can obtain a doctorate in philology, politics or law within the framework of a structured research programme.
After successful application, formal acceptance as a doctoral student takes place via Docata - the web portal for doctoral students at the University of Erfurt. Docata provides a step-by-step wizard that guides you through the application for acceptance as a doctoral candidate. You can submit the application after registering online in Docata. You will then receive your personal access data with which you can log in and process your application at any time.
You must have the following documents (of your application) ready and submit them electronically:
Cover letter explaining your motivation for applying to the Max Weber College;
Copy of the first university degree and, if applicable, the doctoral certificate;
a copy of the final thesis or doctoral dissertation (summary in German or English, if in another language);
Expert opinion of a university lecturer;
Exposé of the research project (approx. 5-10 pages, the exposé should present the research question, the research status, the methodological approach and the leading hypotheses, and include a work plan and time schedule);