The following information is for doctoral candidates, who will receive their doctoral degree from the University of Regensburg.
For time-restricted research stays at the UR (without receiving your doctoral degree at the UR) there is a separate process for Application and Admission. Please turn to Ms. Marinova.
There are two steps of registration for doctoral candidates, who will receive their doctoral degree from the UR.
After you have found a supervisor for you project, you have to be admitted as a Doctoral Candidate by the respective faculty.
The faculty will review your grades and certificates and determine whether your degree is comparable with a first degree in Germany, meaning whether a direct admittance is possible or whether you must supply additional academic achievements.
Faculties at UR
Before you begin your doctoral programme, you should closely study the doctoral degree regulations of your faculty. There you will find information about possible requirements for the doctoral degree, about formalities, the disputation and the length of the revision phase. You can find the current doctoral degree regulations below:
In order to receive a Student ID, you have to register at the Registration Office (Studentenkanzlei). This registration consists of two steps:
The following documents are needed for your Application:
For Ph.D. students the following application deadlines apply:
January 15 for the summer semester
July 15 for the winter semester
Or by arrangement.
Please send your materials to the following address:
Frau Borislava Marinova
After successful application, you will receive a Letter of Acceptance via Mail. Please read the Letter of Acceptance carefully. Please bring the Letter of Acceptance with you at the enrolment in person.
Important: Please note, that for the second step, the Enrolment in person, you will need the originals and the original translations of the following degrees: high school, and university diplomas: Bachelor’s, Master’s, etc.
Please bring these documents with you to Germany.
You need to show your originals at the Registration Office (Studentenkanzlei) for the enrollment. They will not be kept and you can take them with you immediately after presenting them.
If the original degrees are issued in English, German or French, then you do not need a translation. If the original degrees are issued in any other language, you will need a certified translation.
Please submit the following documents for your enrolment in person:
It has to be issued by a German state health insurance, as for example the Techniker Krankenkasse at Biopark 2. In order to receive the proof, you will have to show your current health insurance coverage in Germany. This could be either your EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) or the insurance certificate by your current health insurance in Germany.
Please use the following bank information:
Account holder: Staatsoberkasse Bayern Landshut
Account number: 901279276
Name of the Bank: Bayerische Landesbank München
Bank code: 700 500 00
Reference: Application number (on the Letter of Acceptance, Bank Data, Purpose) Semesterbeitrag WS 20../.. (or SS 20..),First Name, Family Name
If you take part in a preparatory German language course, you will have to transfer 614, 00 € ( 500 € course fee + 114, 00 € student fee).
The Enrolment at German Universities is valid always for 1 semester. For every new semester, you will have to re-register. Please see “Re-registration”.