Prospective Doctoral Candidates

Prospective Doctoral Candidates

Ingenium – Young Researchers at TU Darmstadt is the umbrella organisation for promoting early career researchers. Through a qualification programme as well as networking events and individual counselling, Ingenium promotes and qualifies early career researchers at TU Darmstadt for both academic and non-academic careers.

For prospective doctoral candidates, Ingenium offers support regarding the transition towards a doctorate at TU Darmstadt.

At Ingenium you find:

  • A contact person
  • General information
  • Information events
  • Guidance and aid regarding your individual decision-making process
  • Space for an exchange of experiences

General information regarding a doctorate at TU Darmstadt

The most important information regarding a doctorate at TU Darmstadt are summarized on the website „Doctorate at TU Darmstadt“.

The general framework for doctoral studies at TU Darmstadt is the General Doctoral Degree Regulations.

In addition, nearly all departments have defined additional Special Provisions, which complement the general doctoral degree regulation and reflect specific features of the department. Together, these documents set the general process and the regulations for doctoral studies at TU Darmstadt as well as in the respective department. An overview over all important documents can be found here.

Individual counselling

Ingenium offers prospective doctoral candidates individual counselling with regard to the following concerns:

  • Orientation and decision-making (PhD = yes or no?)
  • Ways of doing a doctorate
  • Formal requirements and regulations
  • Funding opportunities
  • Questions regarding supervision
  • Structuring a doctorate

Ingenium at konaktiva

Ingenium is cooperation partner of one of the biggest job fairs for students – konaktiva. At our stand we provide information and offer counselling regardin a doctorate at TU Darmstadt. The next konaktiva will take place in May, 15-17, 2018.

Events for Prospective Doctoral Candidates