Doctoral Committee

The doctoral committee shall be composed of the dean of the faculty as chairman, six university professors and two assistant professors of the Biology and Preclinical Medicine Faculty.



The doctoral committee decides whether the admission requirements of PhD applicants are adequately fulfilled to attain a PhD in the Biology and Preclinical Medicine Faculty or the Medical Faculty.

The doctoral committee decides whether the PhD student fulfills the requirements for admission of dissertation at the end of the PhD.


Members of the Doctoral Committee

Prof. Dr. Thomas Dresselhaus

Prof. Dr. Hayo Castrop

Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann (dean of the faculty)

Prof. Dr. Christoph Oberprieler

Prof. Dr. Frank Sprenger

Prof. Dr. Hebert Tschochner

Prof. Dr. Gernot Längst (RIGeL director)

apl. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Fuchshofer

PD Dr. Christoph Schubart

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Sterner

Prof. Dr. Peter Oefner (advisor)

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weber (advisor)


Deadlines and meetings

Deadline for submission Meetings
22.09.2017 04.10.2017
27.10.2017 08.11.2017                      
17.11.2017 29.11.2017
12.01.2018 24.01.2018
02.03.2018 (date changed!) 14.03.2018 (date changed!)
28.03.2018 11.04.2018
09.05.2018 23.05.2018
15.06.2018 27.06.2018










The doctoral committee meets monthly during lecture period. At the end of term, new dates for meetings of the upcoming semester will be announced. Requests for additional meetings can be addressed to the Faculty Administration Office.

Medical Faculty students

Please note that at the Medical Faculty there are separate deadlines for submission.
See Medical Faculty doctoral committee meeting dates.


RIGeL - Regensburg International Graduate School of Life Sciences
University of Regensburg
Universitätsstr. 31
93053 Regensburg


Phone: +49(0)941-943-3111
Room: E 4.1.323

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 - 16.00
or by arrangement


Calendar of Events


© Regensburg International Graduate School of Life Sciences

nach oben