Qualification Program

The Faculty for Health Sciences offers an interdisciplinary qualification program for doctorate students.

The program supports your qualification as Dr. rer. medic. and Dr. med. It should be attended until opening the procedure at the latest.

General Information

You will be trained in the following skills:  

  • Project management and planning a (doctorate) project
  • Knowledge and use of the rules of good scientific and clinical practice,
  • in particular for planning and carrying out studies (on humans)
  • Writing scientific publications
  • Knowledge of the regulations on intellectual copyright, plagiarism, and patents
  • Awareness of ethical aspects of your work, drawing up an ethics application
  • Competent presentation and discussion of the results of your scientific work.

Courses and Registration

Course program for the summer semester 2024 (PDF document)



Please register under promotion(at)fgw-brandenburg.de including the course title, your name, and your university.

Upon opening the procedure, you have to prove the skills you have acquired. If you have already acquired equivalent skills in other course formats, you can also have these certified by your initial supervisor.

In both cases, please use this form:



Equivalent Courses at Affiliated Universities

Alternatively to the FGW Qualification Program, you are entitled participate in the interdisciplinary qualification programs for doctorate students at your affiliated university:

If you are interested in one of the programs, but are not a member of the affiliated university concerned, please contact the Doctorate Office directly.

Faculty Doctorate Office

Charlotte Walter
Charlotte Walter
Office for 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