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Central Doctoral Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Photo: Helmar Mildner

Current information of the Central Doctoral Office concerning Covid-19 can be found here.

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: Doctoral examinations at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities are only conducted according to the doctoral regulations of 11.06.2015. The right for examination for the subjects Political Science and Sociology expired on 30.03.2019.
From 12 March 2020, the new doctoral regulations of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities will apply to all doctoral candidates admitted from the summer semester 2020.
 Doctoral students who have not yet submitted an application for a doctorate can change to the new regulations upon application. You can find more information here.
We will be happy to advise you.