It is possible to obtain a PhD degree in each of the disciplines available at the WWU Münster, be it as an individual PhD or within a structured PhD programme. The doctoral degree will be awarded by the WWU's respective faculty. Each faculty sets its own specific requirements and admission prerequisites, which may be found in the faculty's doctoral study regulations (Promotionsordnung).
The WWU awards following doctoral degrees:
Faculty of Philosophy
|Dr. rer. nat.||
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|Dr. iur.||Faculty of Law|
Dr. med. dent.
Dr. rer. medic.
|Dr. rer. pol.||School of Business and Economics|
|Dr. paed.||Education Science|
|Dr. theol.||Faculty of Protestant Theology
Faculty of Roman Catholic Theology