Completion and Degree

Finally, you hand over your dissertation to the library of your affiliated university and to Doctorate Office.

1) Publication of your dissertation

Please contact the library of your affiliated university to organise publication of your dissertation there:

You will receive a confirmation from the library.

2) Submission to the Doctorate Office

Subsequently, hand in the confirmation of publication by the library and the deposit copy of your dissertation to the Doctorate Office.

You can submit your dissertation in two different ways:

  • Submitting an electronic version according to the requirements of the library of your affiliated university, or
  • Submitting a complete deposit copy, which is printed on permanent, wood- and acid-free paper in a permanent binding.

After you have submitted the dissertation and met your Publication duty the doctorate certificate is presented to you. Upon receipt of the certificate, you can use the academic title.

Faculty Doctorate Office

Charlotte Walter
Charlotte Walter
Office for Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Qualifications
phone: +49 3391 39 14108
Joint faculty
The University of Potsdam, the Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane and the Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus-Senftenberg