Doctoral studies

If, after successfully completing your degree, you have decided to do a doctorate and therefore wish to apply for a residence permit, please bring the following with you:

  • passport;
  • 2 current biometric passport photos (not older than six months);
  • matriculation certificate;
  • proof of current health insurance cover;
  • proof of sufficient financial resources (8640 euros in an account in Germany, or a statement of commitment in accordance with § 68 of the German Residence Act, or a grant confirmation letter);
  • confirmation of the supervisor, stating the expected length of the doctorate and its subject;
  • 93 euro fee.