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 (01.10.2022-30.09.2024)

Prof. Dr. Ralph Witzgall (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. Iris Heid (advisor)


Deadlines and meetings

Deadline for submission Meetings
09.02.2023 22.02.2023
16.03.2023 29.03.2023 (on demand!)
06.04.2023 19.04.2023
04.05.2023 17.05.2023
07.06.2023 21.06.2023
06.07.2023 18.07.2023
07.09.2023 20.09.2023 (on demand!)









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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