Doctoral Candidates

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Enrolling as a Doctoral Candidate - The Costs of Enrolling

Doctoral students are matriculated without regard to the regular deadlines; matriculation can take place at any time during the semester. The application must be submitted within one month after the notification of admission to doctoral studies by the faculty.
Information on Enrolment for doctoral studies (regulations and required documents)

Admission Office for International Students 


Doctoral candidates must pay semester tuition feesAt the time of registration, proof must be provided for the payment of semester tuition fees. This fee is comprised of:

  • the standard fee for the Studentenwerk
  • the fee for the student union (Studentenschaft)
  • Proof of payment of the matriculation fee, in accordance with state budget laws
  • the fee for the semester ticket for public transport


Please also note the Information for international applicants for doctoral studies at the HU Berlin.