Please note that in general no exams will be possible during the semester holidays! In the Promotionskolloquium the doctoral candidate presents the scientific results of his Ph D work.
The length of the talk should not exceed 30 minutes.
not from the University of Bonn but should still be qualified as a professor in Germany.
Exceptional cases such as members of the commission are professors from outside Germany are subject to the dean’s approval so general information cannot be given on such cases. Simmer)) Period of Display (“Auslegefrist”): Upon submission of the thesis and all relevant documents (see next page) a complicated procedure follows to collect the reports in the dean’s office and to derive the grade.
The most general information on the examination board can be split up as follows: Ph D Examination Board (“Promotionskommission”): Consists of 4 members: 1. Referee (second examiner) (who in general is the chairperson of the examination board) 3. a physicist) (in general suggested by the Ph D candidate and who must be qualified as a professor (“habilitiert”) 4. To ensure a smooth and swift process, it is advisable to talk to the 1 referee of your thesis as early as possible and also let them have a version of the thesis prior to the official one they are going to get from the Promotionsbüro.
Someone external to the subject (for example informatics (Prof. It may also not be easy to find a date for the exam as it involves 4 persons. Oral Exams, consisting of a) A public scientific talk with discussion (Promotionskolloquium) b) A non-public oral exam (Disputation) following the talk Both in front of the “Promotionskommission”, and both can be made in German or English.
We encourage you to choose the following form: submission of an electronic version to the e Library of the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn (UBL). Elena Dyck Email: [email protected], phone: 0228/73-9533 Address: Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn Abteilungsbibliothek für Medizin, Naturwissenschaften und Landbau Nußallee 15a 53115 Bonn What is required for online publication: 1. the back of the first page) has to include the names of the 1 referee, the date of the exam as well as a note about the online publication (see attached example – attachment 8) 2. Signed statement (2 copies) (= contract with the UBL).
Electronic version of the thesis in PDF format In case the full version of the thesis exceeds 5 MB, the thesis has to be split into smaller parts (if 3-5 MB) in addition (for example splitting into chapters or giving figures separately). This statement is automatically generated as a PDF file after completion of the online registration. 5 printed and bound copies of the thesis (Pflichtexemplare/depositary copies).
Moreover, the dean’s office evaluates each case individually and specific questions should be addressed to [email protected] Then follows a 2 weeks’ term of display plus another week to announce the colloquium See § 9 (1) The grade “excellent” (ausgezeichnet) referee and waiting for her/his report may well take another 2 months!
Each Ph D candidate has to write to this email address to get a form that he/she needs to fill out before submitting the thesis. Submit the following to the Promotionsbüro (Ph D Office) Mr. 10 Telephone: 0228-73 2232 Opening hours of the office: - Monday – Thursday And only now the 21 days’ term of display plus 7 days for the announcement of the colloquium (Promotionskolloquium) starts. the referees submit their assessments right away and not take the full time at their disposal), the period of time between submitting and defending the thesis will be at least 2 months!