Contact person at the Dean’s Office

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
From 24th of July to 18th of August 2017 no consultation hours take place.
Registration for doctoral exam and applying for oral exam are not possible in this time. Defenses take place only under certain conditions.


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