Registration at Graduate Center and matriculation as PhD student

Registration with the Graduate Center:

Once you have been officially accepted as a doctoral candidate by the Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences and have received your acceptance letter, you can register with the Graduate Center in order to use its services. Please use the online registration portal for registering with the Center (and later for all your courses).

 

Matriculation as doctoral student

at Kiel University

As soon as you have been officially accepted as a doctoral candidate by the Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences and have received your acceptance letter, you have the possibility to register as a doctoral student at our student service center.

You can find copious information about deadlines for matriculation, matriculation fees and manner of payment on the pages of the Studierendenservice (Student Service) of the university.

If you are no German citizen different rules for matriculation apply. In this case please contact the International Center at Kiel University. On the following page you can read more information about Admission to doctoral studies.

After enrolling as a doctoral student at the University of Kiel, you will receive a certificate of study (in German: Studienbescheinigung), which - if desired - is required for the use of discounts and other services.

Please consider the respective provision of the Hochschulgesetz of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein and the respective doctoral degree regulations.

 

Membership of Kiel University

As a doctoral candidate you are not automatically a member of Kiel University. You become a member of Kiel University if you are emploid at Kiel University, i.e. if you have signed an employment contract, or if you are matriculated as a doctoral student at Kiel University. Please note that the registration of your doctoral project with the Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences or your registration with the Graduate Center does not establish membership.

Formally membership is defined by the Hochschulgesetz of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein and the Constitution of Kiel University.