§ 38 (5) Law on Higher Education of the Land of Baden-Wuerttemberg (LHG):
Persons who are working on her or his doctoral thesis and have been accepted as a doctoral student since 30.03.2018 hace to be enrolled as doctoral students. As soon as you have been accepted as a doctoral candidate, you are obliged to enrol in the semester in which you were accepted.
Doctoral students who were accepted before 30.03.3018 can enrol but are not obliged to do so.
Doctoral students* who are full-time students at the University of Ulm can be exempted from the obligation to enrol if they make a declaration to the president that they do not want to be enrolled.
Enrolment of external applicants
If you have not concluded your previous studies at Ulm University please enter the data required for enrolment here online a doctorate student. Enrolment takes place after you 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, you will be enrolled once you you have 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