Advice & Information

There are many different contact points and counseling centers which you can consult depending on your topic or problem.

As a central contact point for all young scientists at KIT, KHYS offers you extensive information and advice about any questions concerning your doctorate at KIT. Also, the ▶ Guidelines for the Doctorate at KIT provide useful information on how to shape the doctoral phase.

For more subject-specific questions, you will get answers from the responsible ▶ contact persons regarding the doctorate at the respective KIT departments.

In the case of conflicts between you and your supervisor you can turn to the ▶ Ombudspersons for doctoral researchers and supervisors who offer confidential support.

Aside from that there are many more counseling centers and contact points at KIT that you can turn to.

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As the central institution for the promotion of young scientists, KHYS is the primary contact point for all doctoral researchers at KIT. KHYS offers advice throughout all the phases of your doctoral research project, about issues such as general conditions, financing opportunities, interdisciplinary programs of qualification and mobility, career perspectives as well as in case of conflicts (see contact points in cases of conflict).

Regarding questions about your doctorate at KIT as well as the future planning of your career we offer counseling and advice. ▶ Here you can find a list with contact persons at KHYS.

As a junior researcher, you face different challenges that can lead to conflicts. Should you find yourself in a conflict situation, you can find support at various advisory offices available at KIT. [▶ more]

The Ombudspersons act as contact persons in cases of conflicts or disputes between doctoral researchers and supervisors during the doctoral research phase. [▶ more]

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Consultation hour at KHYS in case of conflicts