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Central Doctoral Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Photo: Helmar Mildner

The a.r.t.e.s Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne is responsible for all doctoral studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne.

All information concerning the admission to doctoral studies, the examination process, the web portal a.r.t.e.s. access as well as the current doctoral regulations can be found on this website.

To find the right contact person for your inquiry or to find out about individual office hours, please visit “Contact”. If you need to schedule an appointment outside of regular office hours, please contact us by email or telephone to arrange an individual appointment

Please note: The Doctoral Regulations of 2008 and 2013 expired (September 30, 2017 and June 10, 2018). Doctoral examinations are conducted exclusively according to the Doctoral Regulations of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of June 11, 2015. It will no longer be possible to complete a degree in Political Sciences and Sociology after March 30, 2019.