Doctoral graduation


The University of Bremen awards the degree “Doktor/Doktorin der Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften (Dr. rer. pol.)” [Doctor of Economics and Doctor of Social Sciences]. The award of the doctoral degree confirms the holder’s capacity to conduct in-depth scientific work. The doctoral degree program is subject to Doctoral Degree Regulations (Promotionsordnung).

Normally, a master degree in business studies or economics is required to get accepted as a doctoral student in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. Foreign academic degrees must be officially acknowledged before applying as a doctoral student. Please contact: Central Examination Office (ZPA).

In any case, a doctoral candidate should get in touch with a Professor of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics who represents the respective field of research. Every doctoral student needs the acceptance of a Professor to serve as supervisor of the doctoral thesis.

For general information about doctoral studies at the University of Bremen, please get in touch with the Bremen Early Career Researcher Development (BYRD). BYRD infoms about any general issues related to the doctoral studies, provides courses in soft skill training, informs about the network of doctoral students at the University of Bremen etc.

Further information: Bremen Early Career Researcher Development (BYRD)

Questions on study programs answered by:

Study Center Business Studies and Economics

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