Graduate schools and doctoral programmes

Kiel University has several institutions that provide services to doctoral students and specific offers for foreign doctoral students.

Here is a selection of possible programmes:


Interfaculty programmes


Further services for graduate students

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Graduate Center at Kiel University:

Career planning, funding opportunities and interdisciplinary networking – the Graduate Center of Kiel University supports Doctoral candidates in all matters relevant to their studies. The programmes and services of the Graduate Centre are continuously updated and optimized according to the needs of Kiel University's Doctoral students.

You can find further information on the Website of the Graduate Center of Kiel University


Acompanying Angebote:

  • Programmes for international postgraduate
  • Support through "Doc-Pilots"
  • Language courses and further education
  • Admission and enrolment