Interested in Doing a Doctorate

KIT offers young researchers excellent framework conditions and a wide range of development opportunities.

In principle, you can do your doctorate at one of the eleven ▶ KIT Departments in all offered disciplines from natural and engineering sciences to economics, social sciences, and humanities. Depending on the discipline and topic of your doctorate you can obtain the academic degree Dr. rer. nat., Dr.-Ing., Dr. phil. or Dr. rer. pol. In general, one can say that the duration of the doctorate is between three and five years

The information below is to give you an overview of doctoral proceedings and types of doctorates at KIT. The preliminary considerations may help you decide on whether you aim for a doctorate or not. In case you need more information or have additional questions, contact us by ▶ e-mail.