Faculty of Management, Economics and Society

    Doctoral Degree and Postdoctoral Lecturing Qualification

    The Next Generation of Scholars

    Promoting the next generation of scholars is one of the key tasks of the faculty, which has the right to award doctorates and postdoctoral lecturing qualifications (habilitation).

    We are proud of the large number of current doctoral candidates and the success of our PhD graduates and graduates with postdoctoral lecturing qualifications in science and society.

    The Faculty of Management and Economics at Witten/Herdecke University awards the academic degree of a doctor of economics (Doctor rerum politicarum – Dr. rer. pol.) pursuant to regular doctoral procedures.

    It awards an honorary doctorship of economics (Doctor rerum politicarum honoris causa – Dr. rer. pol. h. c.) on the basis of a faculty council resolution.

    Doctoral studies at a glance

    • Standard period of study: three years
    • Academic degree: Dr. rer. pol.
    • Languages: English and German
    • Doctoral thesis: monograph or cumulative PhD thesis according to the Doctoral Degree Regulations
    • Admission according to the current Doctoral Degree Regulations; additional requirements may be imposed by the supervisor
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    Heike Korn

    Heike Korn

    Fakultät für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft
    Promotionsbüro Wirtschaftswissenschaft
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    Tel.: +49 (0)2302 / 926-127

    E-Mail: Heike.Korn@uni-wh.de

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