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 (01.10.2020-30.09.2022)

Prof. Dr. Gunter Meister (dean of the faculty)

Prof. Dr. Gernot Längst (RIGeL director)

Prof. Dr. Silke Härteis

Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann

Prof. Dr. Christoph Oberprieler

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Seufert

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Sterner

Prof. Dr. Hebert Tschochner

apl. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Fuchshofer

apl. Prof. Dr. Christoph Schubart

Prof. Dr. Peter Oefner (advisor)

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weber (advisor)


Deadlines and meetings

Deadline for submission Meetings
10.07.2020 22.07.2020
07.08.2020 19.08.2020
18.09.2020 30.09.2020
09.10.2020 21.10.2020
13.11.2020 25.11.2020
08.01.2021 20.01.2021
12.02.2021 24.02.2021
24.03.2021 07.04.2021
23.04.2021 05.05.2021
28.05.2021 09.06.2021
09.07.2021 21.07.2021












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.


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