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Faculty
Mathematikon Entrance

Our Faculty is the academic home of researchers, teachers, and students of Mathematics and Computer Science. Its institutes and facilities are housed in the Mathematikon, pleasantly located on the Campus Neuenheimer Feld of Heidelberg University. Welcome!

Doctorate
Mathematikon Seminar Room

The Doctorate signifies a proven ability to conduct independent scientific research. Under the auspices of the Combined Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, we confer over 30 Doctoral degrees in the subjects of mathematics and computer science each year.

Studies
Mathematikon Library

Students interested in Mathematics, Computer Science, or an interdisciplinary field, pursuing a B.Sc., M.Sc., or M.Ed., and aiming for a career in research, reaching, or the private sector, will find here in Heidelberg a full range of first-class courses for a challenging and enriching educational experience in an intellectually stimulating environment with historical cachet.

Outreach
Mathematikon Lobby

We seek to promote the interest in mathematics and computer science by organizing events for schools and for the broader public. Alumns and newcomers join in and contribute to shared knowledge and contacts.

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Mathematics and Computer Science — Doctorate

Forms

For your convenience, we have collected here all forms and documents related to the doctorate in Mathematics and Computer Science.

If you do not find here what you are looking for, it will not be elsewhere on these pages. We intend to provide translations of all documents in due time.

General documents

Regulations for the conferral of a doctoral degree

This version of March 17, 2021 applies immediately to all current and prospective doctoral candidates.

(Deutsch)
not available in English
Doctoral students convention

2017 flyer on how to get involved in the representation of doctoral students.

(Deutsch)
(English)
Supervision agreement

Finding a doctoral advisor and jointly filling and signing this form is the first mandatory step in the process.

not available in German
(English)
Application for acceptance as a doctoral candidate

Please make sure you understand the details of the procedure before submitting this form.

(bilingual)

Supplemental application documents

Typical requirements in mathematics

A partial list of degrees and conditions necessary or sufficient for acceptance as a doctoral candidate

(Deutsch)
(English)
Summary of courses and exams in computer science

Required from Computer Science applicants whose degree and background is in a different field

(bilingual)
Extension of status as doctoral candidate

Submit if your project extends beyond 4 years of initial acceptance

(bilingual)
Extension beyond 5 years

Required from the doctoral candidate

(bilingual)
Extension beyond 5 years

Request from the doctoral advisor

(bilingual)
Acceptance as a doctoral candidate

Submit with your registration as doctoral student at the university

(Deutsch)
not available in English

Thesis preparation and examination

Title page template

Ask your colleagues for a LaTeX source. The University Seal may not be used on (doctoral) theses!

(Deutsch)
(English)
Declaration of originality
(bilingual)
Application for Admission to the Doctoral Examination

Includes statement of originality and consent to electronic verification of good scientific practice

(Deutsch)
not available in English
Fields of specialization in Computer Science

Includes a list of possible examiners from the Faculty

(bilingual)
Proof of thesis deposition

to be filled and signed by the University Library or an external publisher

(Deutsch)
not available in English
Pick-up authorization form

use to entrust a third party with collecting the doctoral certificate if you are unable to do so yourself.

(bilingual)
Last updated on Sep 21, 2021 at 2:38 PM