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After graduating from a master’s program, students in the Faculty of Production Engineering at the University of Bremen have the possibility to move on to Ph.D. studies leading to the award of the academic title “Doktor-Ingenieur (Dr.-Ing.)? or “Doktor-Ingenieurin (Dr.-Ing.)?. Ph.D. studies end with completion of an independently researched and academically substantiated thesis – the doctoral dissertation – and a viva.

In principle, you can either study for your doctorate the traditional way by undertaking your own individual research project, or apply for admission to a structured study program offered by a graduate school. See the Doctoral Degree Regulations for admission to doctoral studies and other details.

Get in touch with us. Remember: An admission requirement is that a professor agrees to supervise your doctoral project.

On 20.08.2020 the "Promotionsordnung (Dr.-Ing.) der Universität Bremen für den Fachbereich 4 (Produktionstechnik)", new doctoral degree regulations for Faculty 4, came into force. Candidates who were accepted under the Promotionsordnung of 23.05.1984 and the Promotionsordnung of 14.03.2007 are asked to observe the transitional provisions under § 18 of the Promotionsordnung 2020.

Doctoral procedure according to the doctoral regulations of August 20, 2020

Doctoral Procedures 2020 (official German version)
Doctoral Procedures 2020 (Inofficial Translation)
Application: Acceptance as doctoral candidate
EStatement pursuant to § 5 Abs. 1 Ziffer 3
EStatement pursuant to § 5 (1 ) 4 und § 6 (5)
Order to ensure good scientific practice
Specification on PromO 2020 § 7 (1) and (2)

Important dates concerning doctoral procedures 2020 according to the doctoral regulations of 20.08.2020

Date of the doctoral committee meeting Deadline for application documents
(10 working days before the meeting)
Earliest possible colloquium date
(7 calendar days after admission)
XIX / 15 Mo., 23.11.2020 Mo., 09.11.2020 30.11.2020
XIX / 16 Do., 17.12.2020 Do., 03.12.2020 28.12.2020
XIX / 17 Mo., 18.01.2021 Mo., 04.01.2021 25.01.2021
XIX / 18 Mo., 01.03.2021 Mo., 15.02.2021 08.03.2021
XIX / 19 Di., 13.04.2021 Fr., 26.03.2021 20.04.2021
XIX / 20 Di., 11.05.2021 Di., 27.04.2021 18.05.2021
XIX / 21 Di., 08.06.2021 Di., 25.05.2021 15.06.2021
XIX / 22 Di., 13.07.2021 Di., 29.06.2021 20.07.2021
Note: The procedure between admission to the doctorate and admission to the colloquium for procedures according to the PromO of 08/20/2020 (especially § 8 (4)) differs from the procedure of the PromO of 03/14/2007 and runs As a rule (positive resolutions, no 3rd reviewer, etc.) as follows:
- Receipt of the reports (the deadline for submitting applications applies.)
- PromA session: Formal review of the reports according to PromO 2020 §8 (4)
- (If formal requirements are met) forwarding of the reports to the candidate and beginning of the two-week blocking period
- Application for admission to the colloquium (after the blocking period; the deadline for application documents applies.)
- PromA session: Admission to the colloquium / appointment of the examination board
- Colloquium: 7 calendar days at the earliest after admission to the colloquium


Doctoral procedure according to the doctoral regulations of March 14, 2007
Doctoral Procedures 2007
Information sheet on doctoral procedures (German/English)
List of FAQs regarding doctoral procedures (German/English)
Rules of cumulative dissertation
Example title page

Important dates concerning doctoral procedures 2020 according to the doctoral regulations of 14.03.2007

Date of the doctoral committee meeting Deadline for application documents
(10 working days before the meeting)
Deadline for receipt of expert opinion for the earliest possible colloquium date
(14 calendar days before the acceptance deadline)
Earliest possible colloquium date
(7 calendar days after the meeting)
XIX / 15 Mo., 23.11.2020 Mo., 09.11.2020 26.10.2020 30.11.2020
XIX / 16 Do., 17.12.2020 Do., 03.12.2020 19.11.2020 28.12.2020
XIX / 17 Mo., 18.01.2021 Mo., 04.01.2021 21.12.2020 25.01.2021
XIX / 18 Mo., 01.03.2021 Mo., 15.02.2021 01.02.2021 08.03.2021
XIX / 19 Di., 13.04.2021 Fr., 26.03.2021 12.03.2021 20.04.2021
XIX / 20 Di., 11.05.2021 Di., 27.04.2021 13.04.2021 18.05.2021
XIX / 21 Di., 08.06.2021 Di., 25.05.2021 11.05.2021 15.06.2021
XIX / 22 Di., 13.07.2021 Di., 29.06.2021 15.06.2021 20.07.2021
Doctoral Dissertation Committee FB4

Susanne Baass (Geschäftsstelle)
Phone: +49 (0)421-218-64993
sbaass@uni-bremen.de

Adress:
Universität Bremen, Fachbereich Produktionstechnik, Promotionsausschuss Dr.-Ing.
Badgasteiner Str. 1, D-28359 Bremen

Office hours:
No office hours at the moment, please contact us by email.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. L. Mädler (Vorsitzender)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. Tracht (stellvertretende Vorsitzende)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. F. Vollertsen (Mitglied)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Prof. h.c. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. B. Karpuschewski (Vertreter)
Dr.-Ing. Jan H. Ohlendorf (akad. Mitarbeiter)
C. Hoffmeister (akad. Mitarbeiter, Vertreter)
Dr. M. Maas (akad. Mitarbeiter, Vertreter)
I. Meyenborg, H. Neumann (stud. Vertreter)
Highlights

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