Step by Step to your PhD
The regulations connected with a PhD can be daunting at first. So we created a simple guide outlining all the necessary steps depending on faculty:
Furthermore you should note what constitutes good academic practice
at the GCSC.
During your Dissertation
At each stage of your research project the GCSC offers a number of courses to support you. Our curriculum
provides you with an overview of the compulsory modules. Beyond these compulsory modules we offer a wide array of courses
that you are welcome to choose from.
We offer our members workplaces on the Phil I campus. Please study our workplace-allocation guideline
If you are a member and employed in the HE sector while working on your dissertation, read our employment guidelines
to see whether you are eligible for an extension of your membership. If you hold a scholarship and receive secondary income, please check what regulations apply
If you are a native speaker of a language other than German who writes his or her dissertation in German or in the language of your academic discipline (except your native tongue), you are eligible to apply for editorial support
by a native speaker to proof-read your thesis.
Once you are ready to finish your dissertation, you might want to look at the template we provide for its title page