§ 38 (5) Law on Higher Education of the Land of Baden-Wuerttemberg (LHG):
If a person is working on her or his doctorate thesis he or she can be enrolled as a student for the amount of semesters which is defined in the relevant regulations for doctoral studies.
As a doctoral student you decide wether you want to be enrolled as a student or not. Any employment that you might have as a doctoral student is irrelevant for the enrolment process.
Enrolment of external applicants
If you have not concluded your previous studies at Ulm University please apply online for enrolment as a doctorate student. The online application process is only possible if you have already been accepted as a doctorate student by the faculty (you need to hand in the form "Antrag auf Annahme als Doktorand" signed by your supervisor and the chairman of the doctorate committee.)
Information sheet on enrolment - required documents
(only for external applicants)
Enrolment of internal students
If you have concluded your previous studies at Ulm University, please fill in the application for enrolment (PDF) and send it to the Studiensekretariat with all necessary documents (listed on the form). Enrolment is only possible if you have already been accepted as a doctorate student by the faculty (you need to hand in the form "Antrag auf Annahme als Doktorand" signed by your supervisor and the chairman of the doctorate committee.)
Doctoral students are paying the same fees as any other enrolled student. (More information FAQs Re-Registration, please click: What is the amount to be paid?)
will find more information on the website of the International Office.
More informationen will be provided by the Promotionssekretariate:
(Office of the Registrar/
Phone: +49 (0)731/50-24444
Fax: +49 (0)731/50-22058
Responsible officials and opening hours