Doctoral research after your studies.
You're interested in pursuing a doctorate to make your own independent research contribution? Good for you! This is certainly not the easiest path. In the coming months and perhaps years, you will need a great deal of self-discipline and motivation in order to complete a dissertation that represents a scholarly contribution. Luckily, you and your doctoral research are in good hands with the the University of Bayreuth and its Graduate School.
An optimal research and study environment awaits you.
The University of Bayreuth Graduate School provides support for all doctoral researchers at the University, regardless of whether they are enrolled in a structured programme or conducting research independently at one of the six faculties. We support scientific exchange even in the earliest stages of independent research and strengthen your interdisciplinary education by offering additional seminars and training opportunities. Our top priority is to ensure our doctoral researchers are given an ideal environment to study and carry out research. This seems to be paying off, since the spirit of the University and its outstanding research environment keep winning over more and more renowned scholars.
International scholars rate Bayreuth as one of the most attractive universities in Germany, consistently placing it among the top institutions in the Humboldt Rankings. The University is well-connected internationally, maintaining over 150 partnerships with foreign universities and scientific institutions. We look forward to hearing from you!