Admission Requirements


1. Assessment of eligibility for admission

Graduates who wish to enroll for a doctoral program at the Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering must submit an application for assessment of eligibility for admission immediately after obtaining confirmation from a professor confirming his or her willingness to act as an advisor. You are required to enclose the following documents with your application:

  • Letter of application
  • Professor's confirmation of willingness to act as advisor
  • Tabular curriculum vitae (signed and dated)
  • Certificates (Original or notarized copies)
  • Statement of previous applications for enrollment in a doctoral program

If you obtained your degree from a non-German university you are also required to enclose:

  • Translations of certificates into German or English (originals or notarized copies)
  • A copy of subject grades/transcripts and their translations into German or English (originals or notarized copies)

If you obtained your degree in China, we also require:

  • Certification of the authenticity of all submitted university certificates from the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS) in Beijing


Application §12
Supervisor Acceptance
Statement of previous applications for enrolment in a doctoral programme

2. Doctorate Committee

The Doctorate Committee decides on the acceptance or rejection (with or without additional requirements) of doctoral candidates. You will be informed in writing of the Doctorate Committee's decision.

Meeting dates in:

SS 2018 : April 23, 2018; May 28, 2018; july 09, 2018
WS 2018/19 : October 29, 2018; November 26, 2018; January 21, 2019