Admission: The programme starts once a year with winter term (1 October)

Application: Possible throughout the year until 1 September

First thing: Find a potential supervisor

1. Find a potential supervisor

You can look at our internet information and find the right department in your field of interest (clinics/institutes). Please contact directly senior scientists of our faculty working in infection medicine.

2. Create a project description
Arrange an appointment with the scientist for finding a suitabel project and develop together with her or him a description of the research project (maximum 10 pages).

3. Application

Submit your complete application package together with your potential supervisor's. The PhD commission will decide upon your application and the project in the next meeting. See homepage commission

Please send your documents via email to:

University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
(Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover)
HGNI (Graduate School)
Bünteweg 2
30559 Hannover


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4. Accepted?
If you are accepted for the programme by the PhD commission, you can be enroled at the TiHo for the next term (enrolment period 1 August – 30 September).

In exceptional cases preliminary enrolment for summer term (start 1 April) is possible.