Geoscience, PhD

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The PhD programme Geoscience is based on three research foci of the faculty. These are: Coupling processes between the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere; Dynamics and transport processes of the lithosphere and Coupled processes in Georeservoirs
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

By participating in a number of externally funded projects, doctoral candidates learn to perform independent scientific work. Through active participation in the scientific affairs of the faculty or the Geoscience Centre, students acquire knowledge and skills that go beyond a curricular programme of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Project Type Open
  • Educational Form Academic

Programme Structure

The PhD programme Geoscience is based on three research foci of the faculty. These are:

  • Coupling processes between the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere
  • Dynamics and transport processes of the lithosphere
  • Coupled processes in Georeservoirs

Academic Requirements

You must have a Master‘s Degree or a proof of equivalent academic achievement. Usually, a final grade point average of at least 2.5 on the German grading scale (which equals good or B+) is required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • Free International
  • Free EU/EEA

Funding

Usually, the research group or department provides funding to their doctoral students in the form of either an employment contract or a scholarship (approx. monthly amount of scholarship or net salary: 1100-1400 EUR).

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