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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunther Heidemann

Chairman of the Doctoral Committee

School of Human Sciences
Room: 31/432
Albrechtstraße 28
49076 Osnabrück

Phone: +49 541 969-3371
Fax: +49 541 969-3381



 School of Human Sciences

Room 15/409
Seminarstrasse 20
49074 Osnabrück

Phone: +49 541 969-4404
Fax : +49 541 969-14404

Schedule for PhD at the Institute of Psychology

You will find more detailed information in the Doctoral Regulations in the field of Psychology

Doctoral Regulations (in german)

Please note: Certified certificates must be presented to the Doctoral Committee and the Students’ Administrative Office.

Before starting the dissertation project:

  • Find a PhD supervisor (Member of the University of Osnabrück / at least PhD) and specify the topic of the dissertation ### Application for acceptance as doctoral candidate (pre-procedure) § 6 PromO

Applicants must file an application to the Doctoral Committee of the FB 08 and submit the relevant attachments:

  • Specification of dissertation topic
  • Name of supervisor
  • CV (including academic education)
  • Proof of university entrance qualification
  • The diploma, master's or state examination certificate (certified copies)
  • Explanation of any previous applications for a PhD, psychology
  • Recommendation letter from the supervisor on the suitability of the topic for dissertation research and the doctoral student’s qualification for receiving a doctoral degree in natural sciences or humanities (§ 1 (2)).

Please see the German website for more information and required forms.