Service and advice

Advice for doctoral students

GRADUS offers interdisciplinary advisory services on the opportunities for completing a doctoral degree to all doctoral students and all those planning to undertake a course of doctoral study at the University of Stuttgart. The services offered cover the planning, conducting and funding of a doctoral qualification.
The GRADUS Graduate Academy is also a contact point for issues that cannot be clarified within particular doctoral research programmes or with the candidate’s supervisor.

Advice and services for the faculties and institutions

The GRADUS Graduate Academy offers support and advice in the design of doctoral programmes and the applications procedures involved to institutions and university lecturers planning to establish programmes of that kind.

Advice and coaching

The "Zentrum für Lehre und Weiterbildung" offers special advice and coaching for all doctoral students of GRADUS concerning individual problems with the management and organisation during their doctoral studies.

Please contact: Mrs. Dr. Edith Kröber, Azenbergstr. 16, 70174 Stuttgart, phone: 0049 711/ 685-8 20 20,

Further advice opportunities:

  • Uni & Family [de]
    An information platform for parents offering advice on combining a course of study and academic research with family. This service also provides support and information on completing a doctoral degree to students with children.
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