The Department of Physics grants the academic degree of a Doctor of Natural Sciences (Doktor der Naturwissenschaften, Dr. rer. nat.) or the academic degree of a Doctor of Philosophy (Doktor der Philosophie, Dr. phil.). Detailed information can be found in the doctoral degree regulations.
Every year the Department of Physics awards the Infineon Doctoral Prize for the best doctoral thesis completed in the previous year. It is awarded during the graduation ceremony at the end of the summer semester.