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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS)

Registration at the faculty as doctoral student (Promotionsanmeldung)

Formal registration as a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

(Zulassung zur Promotion)


In order to be able to register officially as a doctoral student at Humboldt-Universität, you have to be formally accepted by the Fakultät.

Documents needed

  • Exposé  (2 pages) plus bibliography (list of the most relevant references) signed by supervisor
  • CV
  • Form signed by supervisor and doctoral researcher
  • Copy of certificate of MA or diploma
  • Supervision Agreement
  • Membership prolongation letter


BGSS doctoral researchers do not need to register before starting at Humboldt-Universität. For the first enrolment the BGSS Membership Confirmation is sufficient. The official registration as a doctoral student is usually done after the successful completion of the first year at the BGSS.

Contact Person

Frau Kerstin Ludwig

Email k.ludwig(at)cms.hu-berlin.de

Phone 2093 66153

Georgenstr. 47, Room 133

Forms & Further Information