Enrolment for PhD courses
Non-German international graduate students which want to enroll for PhD courses direct their application to the University of Rostock. Application is possible at any time.
Application for PhD courses for enrolled students of other universities
If you have studied on a national or international university and seek entrance to a PhD course of the University of Rostock, you have to file an Application for admission to German university for international applicants with foreign academic qualification. Application is possible at any time.
- a filled and signed application form (download the German application or English application),
- attested copies of all certificates that qualify for university admission in your home country (please make sure to bring copies of the original documents as well as a German or English transcript),
- attested copies of all university reports and diplomas (please make sure to bring copies of the original documents as well as a German or English transcript),
- acknowledgement of your doctoral supervisor
Please don’t staple the documents and hand them in, in minimal size of A5.
Confirmation of arrival can only be given if a prepared and post-paid postal card is attached with your application.
The handed in documents will after process be destroyed. In your own interest please do not enclose your original documents, only certified copies in original.
If you are already enrolled on University of Rostock (for a basic course of study for instance) and seek entrance to a PhD-course you have to follow the way of application for German prospective students. More information you will find ► here
Please send all documents to:
Student Service Center
University of Rostock
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