Your status at Kiel University

As a PhD candidate, you are a member Kiel University if you are either an employee of the university, i.e. you have a corresponding employment contract, or if you are enrolled as a doctoral student. Please note that registering for a doctoral degree or registering at the Graduate Center does not constitute membership.

Should you use rooms and/or laboratories of the faculty for your doctoral project, we recommend you to arrange a licensing contract with the respective institution.


It is possible to enroll as a doctoral student at CAU. You make the enrollment at the Student Service. Please note the deadlines. 

Additionally it possible to register at the Graduate Center in order to take advantage of the Center's services. 

Already in the admission procedure as a doctoral student of the faculty you have to register obligatorily in the official doctoral statistics. The university is required by law to collect the data. The data is used for statistical purposes.