Registration for doctoral exam and applying for oral exam (disputation):

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

Tuesday, Thursday 9.00 - noon or on request
Until further notice, due to the corona pandemic,
there are no office hours in the Dean's Office.


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

Theses ("Dissertationen")

Advice in case of conflict

Graduate Center at Kiel University