Enrollment as a Ph.D. Student at Leibniz Universität Hannover
as degree seeking PhD student
According to the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act, doctoral candidates must register as Ph.D. students (NHG § 9 Paragraph 2 Sentence 3). This also applies to doctoral candidates with an employee relationship to the Leibniz Universität Hannover (e.g. research staff).
The Enrollment as a Ph.D. student provides a lot of advantages:
- StudentID with transport ticket (Semesterticket)
- lower registration fees
- Reduction at the refectory, but also in theater, opera, cinema and much more.
- accident insurance in the ground of the university.
First, you need a confirmation document from your faculty, that you are accepted as a Ph.D. student:
After you have been officially accepted as a doctoral candidate by our faculty, you may register at the Registration Office using an online application form:
as visiting PhD
Enrollment as Visiting Ph.D. students for one or two semester is possible since the Winter Semester 2012 / 13.
PhD students who stays in Hannover vor less than one semester can receive a Gästecard at the International Office, which give you following advantages:
- Reduction at the canteen (employee price instead of visitor price)
- Access to the library
- Access to the courses from the sport center
Registration for the Gästecard
PhD students who are staying between one and two semester in Hannover, can register as a regular visiting PhD student. The registration system is the same as for degree seeking PhDs.
You first need to be accepted by the Faculty of your host institute.
After you receive the confirmation form from the faculty, you have to fill the following online form to complete your registration.