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Promotion and Habilitation

Here you will find an information for doing the doctoral study in the faculty of biology:
information of the progress of doctoral study (pdf, 213 kB)

 

You want to get a permission for the doctoral study (= Promotionsberechtigung) in the faculty of biology: (checklist, pdf, 112 kB)

- Come to the dean’s office (Biocenter, LMU München, Großhaderner Str. 2, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, 1st floor,        room B 01.030) during the opening hours (mo-thu, 9-12 o´clock), during these times you can also make an             appointment.
- Bring all certificates of your academic degrees in original (certificate and transcript of records of your bachelor’s 
  and master’s degree or diploma).
- make sure, that your master thesis is recorded in your transcript or bring another proof for your master thesis 
  from the corresponding university.
- Fill in the “Bestätigung Doktorvater/Confirmation of supervisor” (pdf, 9kB) and bring it, signed from your
  supervisor, with you.

If you do your doctoral study under the supervision of a habilitated person that is not member of the faculty of biology, you additionally need a representative in the faculty of biology. Instead of the confirmation of supervisor use the form  “Externe Promotion Anmeldung/Confirmation of a supervisor" (pdf, 13 kB) who is not a member of the faculty of biology”.

You want to get a confirmation of minimal required grades (= Mindestnotenbescheinigung) for the faculty of medicine: (checklist, 106 kB)
information on confirmation of minimal required grades (pdf, 61 kB)

- Come to the dean’s office (Biocenter, LMU München, Großhaderner Str. 2, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, 1st floor,
  room B 01.030) during the opening hours (mo-thu, 9-12 o´clock), during these times you can also make an
   appointment.
- Bring all certificates of your academic degrees in original (certificates and transcript of records of your bachelor’s
   and master’s degree or diploma).
- make sure, that your master thesis is recorded in your transcript or bring another proof for your master thesis
   from the corresponding university.
- Also bring your doctoral supervision agreement.

You want to submit your dissertation at the faculty of biology: (checklist, pdf, 109 kB)
- make an appointment via mail at dekanat19@lmu.de or under 089 2180 74120
- fill in the application for admission to the doctoral examination (pdf, 15 kB)
- bring this application and the following documents with you:

  • 1. Curriculum Vitae
  • 2. Certificates of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, diploma, predoctoral examination or state exam in the original
  • 3. Dissertation two times, for a cumulative thesis please note the information sheet (pdf, 9 kB) 
  • 4. Letter of agreement of your supervisor (word, 30 kB) with suggestion of the six members of your examination committee
  • 5. Statutory declaration (“Eidesstattliche Versicherung”, pdf, 32 kB)
  • 6. Declaration on former attempts of a doctorate (see pooint 5.)
  • 7. Official certificate of good conduct (behördliches Führungszeugnis) or contract of employment 
  • 8. Certificate of enrollment (one of the little green sheets of your last semester)

Regulations of an individual doctoral study and german Habilitation at the faculty of biology