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Doctoral ordinance

The doctoral ordinanca of your respective KIT department define the legal framework for your doctorate. According to the state law on universities and colleges (Landeshochschulgesetz or LHG) universities execute doctoral research procedures on the basis of the doctoral ordinance. The doctoral ordinance of your respective KIT department define the requirements and regulations concerning obtaining a doctorate etc.

The ordinance cover the following aspects:

  • Admission requirements,
  • Acceptance as a doctoral researcher,
  • Supervisors,
  • Doctoral procedures,
  • Oral examination,
  • Language requirements concerning the dissertation and the oral exam,
  • Publication of the dissertation,
  • Course achievements that have to be made for the doctorate (if applicable).


The doctoral ordinance are published in the official bulletins of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). As a rule you will find the current version of the doctoral ordinance on the website of your respective KIT department. For legal reasons, these documents are available in German only.


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