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Enroling for doctoral studies

Doctoral researchers may enrol at HHU at any time and are not bound by the semester closing dates. Please enquire at the Dean's Office of the relevant faculty about the exact admission requirements, since you can only enrol after admission for doctoral studies by the respective Dean's office. You may enrol either as a doctoral researcher or as Auditing Doctoral Student (Promotionshörer) at HHU.

If you are enroled as a doctoral researcher, you have student status, accident insurance cover during your working hours at HHU and are entitled to the NRW Ticket, with which you can use all the local transport buses, trams and trains in North Rhine-Westphalia free of charge. You will receive a university identifier which allows you to access IT services at HHU (email account, literature databases etc.), you can use the specialist libraries and pay reduced student prices in the canteen. Under certain circumstances, it may be possible as a doctoral researcher to obtain cheaper cover from your health insurer. The social contribution fee for enrolment fee is currently € 309,91 per semester.

Enrolment for German candidates and non-mobile foreign students with a German higher education entrance qualification or a German bachelor and master degree

For enrolment, please complete the online form below and send it together with the documents listed on the Enrolment Information Sheet to the Student and Examination Office.

Enrolment for candidates without a German higher education entrance qualification or a foreign bachelor or master degree

For enrolment, please complete the form below and send or bring it together with the documents listed on the Enrolment Information Sheet to the Student and Examination Office. After approval of your documents you will receive a letter of admission by the Student and Examination Office, which will allow you to enrol. Please do not pay the social contribution fee before receiving the letter of admission.

If you are enroled as an Auditing Doctoral Student (Promotionshörer), you are not entitled to the NRW Ticket or student prices in the canteen. Nevertheless, as "Promotionshörer" you are eligable to doctoral studies and you have accident insurance coverage during your working hours at HHU. In addition you will receive a university identifier which allows you to access IT services at HHU (email account, literature databases etc.) and can use the specialist libraries.

The enrolment fee is currently € 50 per semester.

For enrolment as an Auditing Doctoral Student (Promotionshörer), please complete the following form (print out as PDF file) and send it or hand it in together with the documents listed on the form to the Student and Examination Office.

The re-registration for the summer semester 2021 is open from January 15, 2021 - March 15, 2021. The social contribution fee for doctoral students is €309,91. For "Promotionshörer" it is open from January 15, 2021 - April 9, 2021 and the social contibution fee is €50. Please wire transfer the social contribution to the following bank account:

Recipient: Heinrich-Heine-Universität
IBAN: DE55 3005 0000 0004 0011 11
BIC: WELADEDD
Reference: Enrolment number, first name & family name

You can check your re-registration status at: https://studierende.uni-duesseldorf.de

Note: For technical reasons, it is essential that you enter these data in the reference field exactly as requested above.

You can also pay the semester fee by debit card at the Student Services Centre (Geb. 21.02).

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