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Doctoral Procedure and Declaration of Intent


In accordance with Section 18 et seq. of Section 3 of the LDSG, you have the right to obtain information from TU Bergakademie Freiberg about the data stored about you and / or to have incorrectly stored data corrected. To do so, please contact the Graduate and Research Academy / Katrin Langer / Prüferstraße 2, Room 2.401 / Phone +49 3731 39 2009 / Fax +49 3731 39 3367 / K [dot] Langer [at] grafa [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de.

In accordance with the Higher Education Statistics Act of 2 November 1990 (BGBl. I p. 2414), which was amended by Article 3 of the Act of 7 December 2016 (BGBl. I p. 2826). 2826), TU Bergakademie Freiberg is obliged to provide annual statistical figures on its doctoral students to the State Statistical Office in Kamenz.

For this reason, you are obliged to complete the following data collection sheet as an attachment to the declaration of intent.

You can download the "Declaration of intent" form itself after completing, printing and submitting this online registration. A new page will open after submitting this form.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that you must notify the Graduate and Research Academy of any changes to this data and any interruptions in the doctoral process.

Because of this legal regulation, you will also be asked annually whether you wish to maintain your intention to do a doctorate.

The data collected will be used exclusively for internal purposes (administration of the doctoral process) and in anonymised form for statistical queries by third parties (State Statistical Office, ministries, etc.).

We ask for your understanding and thank you for your support.


You can revoke this declaration at any time in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR at the Graduate and Research Academy of TU Bergakademie Freiberg.
Personal information
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Contact us
Available during the whole doctoral period, even when changing jobs - e.g. private mail)
Format: +49 172 - 010101010

Registration as a doctoral candidate
When supplying the data to the State Statistical Office, a name of a study program offered at TU Bergakademie Freiberg must be given in accordance with their specifications. Please select the degree program that is closest to the subject area of your doctorate.
Please select "New registration" if you have already canceled a doctorate and are now starting again. If you are registering for a doctorate for the first time, select "Initial registration". 

Do you plan structured doctoral studies?
Structured doctoral studies are required to replace the viva voce (faculties 3,5,6) and can be completed either individually or as part of a structured doctoral program (e.g. Research Training Group)
Structured doctoral studies are required to replace the viva voce (faculties 3,5,6) and can be completed either individually or as part of a structured doctoral program (e.g. Research Training Group)
Only if you receive a state scholarship from the Free State of Saxony, please click "Yes". Otherwise, please select "No". 

Further information

The following data is required for the administrative processing of your doctorate. Please remember to inform the doctoral office immediately of any changes to the doctoral procedure. 

TUBAF employees please provide us with your personnel number to facilitate allocation for the university statistics.

Information about the doctorate
Indicate the topic or the expected topic of the doctorate. 
e.g. staff of a company, a research institute or an other university
Please indicate the institute of your first supervisor.
Please enter the surname and first name of your second supervisor.
Please state the institution of your second supervisor.

Where and when did you first enrol for a degree course?
only if your first degree was obtained at a foreign university.
Only indicate if your first degree was not obtained in Germany. 

Co-operation with other institutions as part of the doctorate?

Formally as cooperation is only understood if the cooperation is based on a contract or an agreement between the two partner institutions about the doctorate.

partner institution (only with institutional contract)

The previous degree entitling the holder to a doctorate (degree)
Bitte geben Sie die Gesamtbewertung Ihres Studienabschlusses an.

Where and when did you obtain your university entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur)?

If you obtained your Abitur/university entrance qualification outside Germany, please enter:

"Other acquisition of the HZB abroad (general higher education entrance qualification)"

if "Germany" is selected

District reforms in the past have also resulted in the elimination of districts.

In this case, please use the last field in the list (manual entry).

For more detailed information, please visit Wikpedia.

If selected "abroad"

Confirmation of correctness