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Is it possible to do a PhD at the HAW Hamburg?

In Germany the higher education sector is divided into universities (Universitäten), technical universities (Technische Universitäten) and universities of applied sciences. At present German law only allows universities and technical universities to award PhDs (Doktortitel). 

At Hamburg University of Applied Sciences some departments have research groups that have doctoral students working towards a PhD. These departments cooperate with a university. The doctoral students complete their research at the HAW Hamburg but the PhD qualification is awarded by the cooperating university. 

In general, the HAW Hamburg has cooperations with German universities, but it also has two international cooperations: with the University of the West of Scotland as well as the University of València.

If you are interested in doing a PhD at the HAW Hamburg, please contact Prof. Dr. Zita Schillmöller for more information.

Letzte Änderung: 12.03.14

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HAW Hamburg
Prof. Dr. Zita Schillmöller
PhD Coordinator
T +49.40.428 75-6128
Zita Schillmöller
Lohbrügger Kirchstraße 65
21033 Hamburg