LMU Munich provides talented doctoral students with a wide variety of training options. Candidates can complete their doctoral degree
in one of 100 subjects. Besides the individual doctoral supervision scheme
, LMU offers a growing number of doctoral programs
The central coordination and service unit for doctoral studies at LMU Munich is the Graduate Center. It offers advice and support for doctoral students as well as for professors and coordinators of doctoral programs. For doctoral students the Graduate Center provides general information on doctorates at LMU and organizes a wide range of courses in transferable skills.
For detailed information on the basic administrative steps required of an international doctoral student, please get in touch with the relevant faculty and the International Office.
The program doc.international has been established to assist international doctoral students and postdocs. LMU Munich maintains dedicated doctoral exchange programs with prestigious partners from all over the world.
As part of its Academic Career Program, LMU operates a dedicated Doctoral Research Training Program to further the support and continued qualification of doctoral students.
The doctorate serves to demonstrate the ability of the doctoral student to perform in-depth academic work. It is based on a written dissertation, researched independently, and an oral examination.
In Germany, most doctoral students gain their doctorate via the traditional doctoral supervision scheme of individual professorial mentoring.
LMU Munich offers a growing number of doctoral programs. It currently operates 27 structured programs in a broad range of disciplines.
LMU Munich maintains dedicated doctoral exchange programs with prestigious partners from all over the world.
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