Admission Requirements

Access to the graduate school is open to all registered doctoral candidates of the UdS and UKS, who are working on natural products during their doctoral thesis and meet the admission criteria:

  • Candidates should have completed their studies (diploma, master's, or state examination) in one of the following subjects: chemistry, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, or pharmacy within the standard period of study.




Interested doctoral students can apply at any time. The application is submitted in writing to the coordinator  of the graduate school. While it is intended to admit doctoral students to the graduate school at the beginning of their doctoral studies, more advanced doctoral students may also be admitted. Doctoral Students should participate in the graduate school for at least one year before there are eligible for receiving a certificate.


    Application documents

    • Application form
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Letter of motivation
    • Copy of degree certificate
    • Transcript of records (period of study and overview of grades)