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Welcome to the doctoral candidate portal at the KU!

Prior to your doctoral studies


Prerequisites, doctoral regulations, contact persons



Foundations and supporters



Mailing lists, initiatives by doctoral candidates

Information on equal opportunities and support for families

Contact persons, support for families in international doctoral program, kindergarten addresses

Structured doctoral program at the KU

Information on KU Graduate Academy

Professional development programs

Development programs for all teaching staff at universities and young researchers

After your doctoral studies


Publish electronically, subsidies for publication costs, third-party funding, job market

Most important contacts at a glance

Management Graduate Academy, Center for Research Promotion (ZFF), Student Office, International Office

Advice & Coaching


Women’s affairs officer, psychological counselling service, marriage and family counselling, pregnancy counselling