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Dissertation Defense

Please be aware that there must be a three week notification period between the grading of your dissertation and the date of the dissertation defence.

Doctoral candidates must submit the date of the dissertation defence to the department of Examination and Recognition Services no later than three weeks before the dissertation defence. Candidates must personally organize and coordinate the date of dissertation defence with the members of the examination committee. The room where the dissertation defence will take place will be reserved by the department of Examination and Recognition Services.

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Academic Degree

After successful completion of the dissertation defence, the Vice Rector will confer the title and academic degree “Dr.rer.soc.oec.” to the candidate by means of official confirmation (Bescheid). Students can pick up the official confirmation approximately 14 days after the dissertation defence at the department of Examinations and Recognition Services. Students must pick up the certification IN PERSON and present your student ID card.