Individual Doctorate in the Department of Philosophy and Humanities
It is possible to carry out an individual doctorate (“Individualpromotion”) in any subject that Freie Universität Berlin offers in the form of a degree program or set of academic modules and that is represented by at least one full member of the corresponding department teaching faculty.
Those wishing to carry out an individual doctorate in the Department of Philosophy and Humanities are required to have completed a university degree with a final grade of “good” (“gut”) or higher.
We have prepared a summary of the PhD-process in our Department. Please read the given information carefully and direct any question at the official in charge of your intended subject.
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Please note that these forms are translated versions of the valid German documents that the department of philosophy and humanities provides as a service for foreign applicants. In case of doubt, please refer to the German version of the documents.