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Doctoral Studies at the Faculty of Medicine

Promotions at the MFT

The doctoral office is responsible for all doctoral procedures and programs of the Faculty of Medicine. Please note that each doctoral procedure has its own doctoral regulations as well as its own forms, which can be found under the respective heading

All doctoral procedures at the Faculty of Medicine are accompanied and supervised by the Doctoral Office.

Office hours
07071 29-76865
Our office hours currently take place only by telephone, namely
Mon and Wed 8:30 - 10:30,
Tue 11:30 - 13:00 and
Thu 14:30 - 16:00.


Faculty of Medicine Tübingen

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E-mail address: promotionen@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Application documents and dissertationsplease send by mail.

Dissertations can also be handed in at the post office :

Geissweg 3 (first floor), 72076 Tübingen.

From Monday to Thursday: 9:00-15:00 and Friday: 9:00-12:00

Your contact persons
Heidrun Jakob

Dr. med. / Dr. med. dent. / Dr. sc. hum.

E-mail address: promotionen@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Address: Geissweg 5, 72076 Tübingen

Andrea Pallesche

Dr. med. / Dr. med. dent. / Dr. sc. hum.

Opening hours: promotionen@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Address: Geissweg 5, 72076 Tübingen

Phone number: +49 7071 29-72589

Anna Rönnfeld

Dr. med. / Dr. med. dent. / Dr. sc. hum.

E-mail address: promotionen@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Address: Geissweg 5, 72076 Tübingen

Phone number: +49 7071 29-72589

Dr. Tanja Rieß

Dr. sc. hum., International, Doctoral College

E-mail address: tanja.riess@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Address: Geissweg 5, 72076 Tübingen

Phone number: +49 7071 29-77926

Dr. Lina Maria Bandholz-Cajamarca


E-mail address: lina.maria.bandholz-cajamarca@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Address: Geissweg 5, 72076 Tübingen

Phone number: +49 7071 29-77438

Dr. Inka Montero

PhD, in-depth consulting

E-mail address: inka.montero@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Phone number: +49 7071 29-77929

Current regulations for doctoral procedures:
  • Inspection of the reports is
    only possible after prior appointment by e-mail. The 3G regulation applies.
  • Doctoral examinationsOral
    examinations in doctoral procedures are generally still conducted online. If you and your examiners decide to conduct an oral examination in person, you and the chairperson of the examination are responsible for compliance with the Corona regulations in effect at the time of the examination.
  • Remote Access for
    :For doctoral students who have been accepted by the faculty and have a central user account, a request for temporary remote access may be made. This request must be made by the habilitated supervisor via a form and sent to the PhD office.PhD students who are not enrolled at the University of Tübingen and have neither an employment relationship at the university nor are state employees at the UKT can apply for a PhD account at the ZDV. The form can be found here
  • Certificatesare
    sent by registered mail. As soon as the certificate is ready to be sent, we will inform you by e-mail. If the certificate should go to a different address, please let us know. If another person is to receive the certificate, a power of attorney is required for this purpose, which will be shown to the post office.

To register as doctoral candidates, please follow these steps:

1. contact supervisor2
. Contact Tanja Rieß (for Dr med or Dr.sc.hum) or Lina Bandholz (for PhD)

Further information:

  • Accomodation / visa issues: Welcome Center
  • Language skills: for non-native speakers, an English proficiency at C1 level is essential

Department II, Department 4Welcome
Wilhelmstraße 19 (Ground floor 0.19 - 0.25)
72074 Tübingen


As of February 01, 2022, the new doctoral regulations for the Dr. med. and Dr. med. dent. procedures will come into force.

Procedure for registration as a doctoral candidate
  • Search for doctoral topic and supervisor (see more: https://www.medizin.uni-tuebingen.de/de/medizinische-fakultaet/promotionen/promotionsbrse)
  • Attendance of the event "Good Scientific Practice (GWP) for Doctoral Candidates
  • E-mail to the PhD office with scan of the certificate of attendance GWP for PhD seekers with the request to send the access code to the online application portal(promotionen@med.uni-tuebingen.de)
  • Preparation / completion of the application documents in Word, together with habilitated supervisor
  • Transfer of the contents into the online portal
  • Submission of the signed application and further documents (supervision agreement, copy of certificates, CV, if applicable ethics vote or animal experimentation permit) to the doctoral office
  • Review by scientific supervisor
  • In case of a positive opinion: acceptance as doctoral candidate for three years

Information and forms
Doctoral Regulations 202201.02.2022pdf
Leaflet on the doctoral procedure Dr.med./Dr.med.dent.03/2022pdf
Logbook for the doctoral procedure Dr.med./Dr.med.dent.

Information about dissertation and disputationStatusDownload
Leaflet about writing the dissertation02/2022pdf
Information procedure Disputation22.10.2014pdf

Fill out application form Dr. med. / Dr. med. dent03/2022pdf
Application for admission Dr. med./Dr. med. dent.09/2019pdf
Application for extension of the deadline for submission of registration documents08/2022pdf
Consent to electronic publication12.07.2016pdf
Checklist dissertation writing07/2021pdf
Request for remote access04/2020pdf
Care agreement06/2021pdf
Declaration of no objection06/2021pdf

The doctoral procedure for the degree of Dr. sc. hum is intended for graduates of medical and non-medical courses of study (e.g. biotechnology, molecular medicine, medical technology, certain engineering and natural sciences, psychology, in individual cases also subjects such as social sciences, law and economics, etc.) who would like to do their doctorate at the Faculty of Medicine within the framework of an interdisciplinary project.

Information about dissertation and disputation
Doctoral Regulations 2016
Leaflet for writing the dissertation
Information Procedure Disputation

Application for acceptance as doctoral candidate Dr. sc. hum.
Application for acceptance as doctoral student Dr. sc. hum.
Application for extension of the deadline for submission of admission documents
Consent to electronic publication
Checklist dissertation writing
Request for remote access
Care agreement
Declaration of no objection

The target group of the PhD program Experimental Medicine are graduates of medical programs and natural sciences who are interested in an intensive scientific education and would like to prepare for a job in the field of medical research and basic research. Particularly talented medical students can start the PhD program already after passing M1.

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Citation information
Information Cumulative Dissertation
Proposal Declaration of Own Contribution
Principles to ensure good scientific practice
Recommendations for keeping a research protocol book

Doctoral supervisors commit themselves to regular participation in the course GWP for doctoral supervisors.

Leaflet on the application for the right to award a doctorate according to § 4c of the PO



PhD Experimental Medicine

The target group of the PhD course in Experimental Medicine are graduates of medical courses and natural sciences who are interested in an intensive scientific education and would like to prepare for an activity in the field of medical research and basic research. Particularly gifted medical students can begin their PhD studies after passing M1.

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Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine

The aim of the doctoral college is the doctoral graduation and interdisciplinary training of young scientists in medicine and dentistry. It is aimed at students of human medicine and dentistry at the University of Tübingen who would like to carry out a demanding doctoral thesis.

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Project Offers

PhD projects can be found under "PhD Experimental Medicine"
Available Offers

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Chairman of the PhD Committee

Professor Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Fritz Schick

Head of Section for Experimental Radiology

Phone number: +49 7071 29-80543

Fax number: 07071 29-5392

E-mail address: fritz.schick@med.uni-tuebingen.de


Dr. Inka Montero

Institution: Faculty of Medicine,

Address: Geissweg 5, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

E-mail address: promotionen@med.uni-tuebingen.de

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