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The Graduate and Research Academy (GraFA) is the central institution for early career researchers at TUBAF. The focus of its work ranges from the administrative handling of matters relating to doctorates and habilitations to the promotion of those working in science.

Information by target groups

Porträt eines Studenten der Universität
People interested in a doctorate
Information on aiming for a doctorate in Freiberg, information events and welcome meetings
Studentin Werkstoffwissenschaft
Doctoral students
Information on conventional or structured doctoral training, support on arrival in Germany, graduate schools and junior research groups
Information on funding, regulations and forms
Professorin und Hochschullehrerin
University teachers
Topic announcement for the search for doctoral candidates, application process for a doctorate, sample supervision agreement and funding

Kontakt Promotionsamt

täglich von 09:30 - 12:00 Uhr und 13:00 - 16:00 Uhr 

Prüferstr. 2, 09599 Freiberg 

Katrin Langer, +49 3731 39-2009


How to reach GraFA

GraFa can be reached daily in person from 09:30 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 16:00 at Prüferstr. 2, 09599 Freiberg. Katrin Langer can be reached by telephone at +49 3731 39-2009.

It is still possible to draw up "declarations of intent" to do a doctorate - the form can be filled out on site at the doctoral office. To do so, please make an appointment with Ms Katrin Langer.

Graduate and Research Academy
Schlossplatzquartier, 2. OG
Prüferstraße 2, 09599 Freiberg
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