For starting a doctorate at the TU Darmstadt, an online registration is obligatory.
At the same time, the enrolment as student is optional. For scholarship holders, however, enrolment is recommended. The registration and/or the enrolment are possible throughout the academic year and do not have a deadline.
In order to proceed with the online registration, you need a supervisor’s confirmation from the respective faculty of our university.
Before proceeding with the application, please choose the right application portal. The selection of the online portal depends on the countries in which you obtained your university entrance qualification (HZB) and your Master's degree. People with a German or foreign university entrance qualification and a Master's degree at TU Darmstadt must use the webportal TUCaN, likewise people with a German university entrance qualification and a German Master's degree other than at TU Darmstadt. People with a university entrance qualification and a Master's degree from another country must use the webportal movein, likewise people with a German university entrance qualification and a Master's degree from abroad.
International doctoral candidates who need a student visa for entry into Germany can get their acceptance from the department later after their arrival. Initially they enrol as a “student without degree”. For this written confirmation of supervision from the supervisor at TU Darmstadt is necessary. With this status, a visa can be applied for as soon as you have received confirmation of matriculation.
By enrolling as a doctoral student, you become a member of the university and are given student status.
For more information concerning the doctorate please contact the responsible department.
For more information concerning registration/enrolment please contact Admission International (foreign university entrance qualification) or the Student Service (German university entrance qualification).