Closing time at the turn oft the year

The office for doctoral affairs is closed in the period from 23.12.2019 to 03.01.2020!

The last consultation hour 2019 will take place on
Thursday, 19.12.2019.

The first consultation hour 2020 will take place on
Tuesday, 07.01.2020



Contact person at the Dean’s Office

Gesa Koberg, Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, Raum 607

Registration for doctoral exam and  
applying for oral exam (disputation) 
Staff member: Gesa Koberg 
Phone: +49 431 880-1539 





Gesa Koberg, Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, room 607

Tuesday, Thursday 9.00 - noon or on request




Certificates of good conduct ("Führungszeugnis") should be sent to the postal address



Dekanat der
Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät
z. Hd. Gesa Koberg
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4
24118 Kiel



Disputation dates (Checklist for doctoral exam procedures (in German))

  • Candidates may register an oral examination on any day during consultation hours in person.
  • The examination dates are normally scheduled during the term.
  • The “Auslegefrist” of one or three weeks starts after receiving reports and is announced on Mondays and Fridays every week.
  • Candidates are responsible for organising their oral exam (finding appropriate rooms, dates, commissions including the chairperson, collecting and returning examination documents).
  • Disputations are normally held ten weeks after application.
  • The PhD certificates are awarded in a formal ceremony normally twice a semester.


Disputation dates (for internal use only)

Dates for presentation of PhD certificates


Advice in case of conflict

Graduate Center at Kiel University