Doing a Ph.D. in Germany

Recognized Universities

The German doctorate enjoys an outstanding reputation. Germany`s research institutions, universities, and companies welcome international researchers and offer excellent opportunities for doctoral students. Structured Ph.D. programs, for example, often have a strong international orientation with English as the team language.

Roughly 27,000 graduates complete a doctorate in Germany every year – far more than in any other European country. Every year, 4,000 international graduates complete their doctorate in Germany.

For more information on how to find a doctoral position to how to finance one’s studies, we recommend you to check the page from Research in Germany.