Doctor of Philosophy and postdoctoral qualification in Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy

General information: External / Internal Ph.D Students

Internal doctoral students are at the same time academic staff and a Ph.D Student. The contract is mostly 50 – 66 % of a fulltime contract. Positions are advertised mostly at the German website Hogrefe.

External doctoral students will not be employed in the institute. For an external promotion, you will develop the abstract of your proposed research topic - sometimes in consultation with your potential supervisor. You will work independently at home or in the library and have to support all cost by yourself.

Specific informationen for the university Kassel

The Department of Psychology offers Ph.D positions in various research projects. If interested, please contact the respective Head of Department directly. You find the different departments in the left column of this page. You finish you studies with the Title "Dr. phil.".

German links for more information:

As an international student you will be supported by the International Study Centre with different offers.


Postdoctoral qualification in Kassel