The Doctoral Committee is responsible for overseeing all doctoral procedures at the faculty that were initiated after July 22, 2010. Doctoral candidates who began work on their doctoral degree before this date under the supervision of a professor at the faculty may apply to change to the new doctoral regulations; the Doctoral Committee is then also responsible for their doctoral procedure.
The Doctoral Committee consists of the dean, who is an ex officio member, and four other elected members who are from different subject groups in accordance with section 3 of the Faculty Doctoral Regulations.
The current members are:
Prof. Dr. Rudolf K. Weigand
subject group 2, German Studies
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nadin Burkhardt
subject group 5, Classical Philology and Classical Archaeology and
subject group 6, Art History
Prof. Dr. Friederike Herrmann
subject group 4, Communication Science / Journalism
Dekan Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoffmann
subject group 1, English/American Studies and
section group 3, European Studies
Prof. Dr. Miriam Lay Brader
subject group 7, Romance Studies