Doctoral Studies

As a general rule, admission to doctoral studies (Dr. jur.) is conditional on having passed the first state examination in law with distinction.

Conditions for doctoral studies are defined in the doctoral regulations. The doctoral regulations can be obtained at the Dean´s Office of the law faculty or downloaded below.

Further information may be obtained from 
Mrs. Süß, RuW-Building, Room 1.137,

Phone +49 (0)69-798-34210 (Monday/Tuesday/Friday)


Download the doctoral study regulations in English

Download the Supervision Agreement in German

Bank account details for transferring the doctoral study fees:
Helaba, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen,

IBAN: DE 95 5005 0000 0001 006410 BIC: HELA DE FF
Recipient´s name is the Goethe-University, Faculty of Law
Please quote the project number 6101 0000 and G/L account 5109 1000

An information sheet on the conditions of publishing doctoral theses can be downloaded in PDF-Format here.