Doctorate (PhD)

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Coronavirus: Information for international doctoral students and researchers

In view of the increasing spread of the corona virus, the state government has decided to discontinue attendance teaching at universities in Lower Saxony with immediate effect until 19 April 2020. The International House will also suspend its presence during this period.
We will continue to be available for you by e-mail during this period. Please contact us if you have any questions or need information.

Please be sure to observe the current rules regarding the contact ban!

Do's and don't during Corona
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Corona crisis: What is allowed and what is not!

General information about coronavirus can be found on the central information page of the TU Braunschweig and on the EURAXESS website.

Information on handling the coronavirus at the TU Braunschweig

Corona informations of EURAXES

A doctorate in Germany usually means conducting an individual research project under the guidance of a professor. You can do your doctorate at the TU Braunschweig in all disciplines offered. The time required to complete a doctoral degree ranges from 3 to 5 years, depending on your field of research and the progress of your research work.



The Graduate Academy GradTUBS supports you in the dissertation process with training courses and network events in the fields of

  • development of career-relevant key qualifications
  • career coaching and career planning

In addition, GradTUBS promotes contact with industry and research institutions in order to increase the exchange between science and practice.

Graduate Academy TUBS


Dr. Astrid Sebastian
 ☎ +49 531 391 14330

Student Assistents
Ana Victoria Huezo Figueroa
Carolina Romano Silva
Irem Yigit

By arrangement, Room 041a, ground floor
Pockelsstraße 11, 38106 Braunschweig


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Office hours at the Study Service Centre

Tue 10:00 – 13:00 Uhr, room 104, 1st floor
Pockelsstraße 11, 38106 Braunschweig

and by arrangement

Current Changes

Online consultation hours

Due to the current situation, the office hours "International Scientists* and Doctoral Students" take place online on Wednesdays from 11:00 - 13:00.

Please click on the message text to join the consultation hour.

International House suspends presence

In order to counteract the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the International House is suspending its presence from Tuesday, 17 March 2020 until further notice. The services we offer will be maintained to the greatest possible extent. For questions…