Doctoral Program

Funding & scholarships

There are several ways of financing your living expenses during a doctorate. Employment as an academic assistant is the traditional way to finance a doctorate. Employment with a company or a non-university institute is another option for earning money. Furthermore, there is the possibility of being granted a scholarship. For detailed information on your possibilities, please click here.

Funding for international research activities

Doctoral candidates at the Graduate Center of TUM School of Management can apply for funding for international research activities. For more information, please click here or contact the Graduate Center.

Proofreading service

In order to help with the publication process, TUM Graduate School offers you professional and discipline-related proofreading of academic articles in English. For more information, please click here or contact the Graduate Center.

IMPORTANT NOTE: TUM Graduate School does not offer a proofreading service for monographies in English or German.

Submitting your dissertation

In order to submit your dissertation, you have to apply in DoCGS for this process. For more information, please click here or contact the Graduate Center.

Publishing your dissertation

You are required to publish your dissertation. The University Library at the Technical University of Munich can help you publish your dissertation quickly and in a high-profile manner. You can choose between a printed book and an electronic publication.

Good scientific practice

The foundation of scientific work is the compliance with the principles of good scientific practice. We provide you as a new academic with extensive information on these principles, which conform to the “TUM Code of Conduct for Safeguarding Good Academic Practice and Procedures in Cases of Academic Misconduct” of the Technical University of Munich and the corresponding memo of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

Doctoral Defenses

DateNameLocationTimeTitle of Doctoral ThesisListeners for the oral examination
27.02.2019Florian BotzlerSeminarroom Chair of Forest Economics (Prof. Moog)9:30 amVerkaufsbereitschaft von Landwirten für biogene Ressourcen - Einflussfaktoren auf das Entscheidungsverhalten bei Verkauf von Grünlandaufwuchs in DeutschlandProfessors of TUM School of Management
11.02.2019David Nienaber0503.01.35510:00 amBedeutung und Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen im MittelstandProfessors of TUM School of Management
06.02.2019Dariush Tavaghof Gigloo0505.Z1.532Z9:00 amEssays on dynamic production and safety stock planningProfessors of TUM School of Management
29.01.2019Kiryo Abraham0505.02.55912:30 amTechnologiesprünge in der WertschöpfungsketteProfessors of TUM School of Management
29.01.2019Harsman Tandilittin2908.05.5019:30 amEthics and Corporate Social Responsibility of the Tobacco Industry in IndonesiaProfessors of TUM School of Management
18.01.2019David Reetz0505.01.5599:00 amEmbracing uncertainty: A study of organizational search and structureProfessors of TUM School of Management
14.01.2019Gian-Marco Kokott0505.Z1.536Z2:30 pmEquilibrium Bidding in Ex-Post Split-Award AuctionsProfessors of TUM School of Management
14.01.2019Jan Gogoll0504.02.40310:00 amExperimental and Normative Ethics: The Case of Autonomous CarsProfessors of TUM School of Management

Doctoral Candidates’ Representation

Christoph Gschnaidtner+49 (89) 289 -


  • Janine Rothenburger
    Grade Management, Doctoral Program
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25033
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1566
  • E-Mail
  • Office hours

    By appointment
    Out of Office: 14.03.2019
    Responsibilities: registration to list of doctoral candidates, DocGS, submission of doctoral thesis, proofreading service, internationalization grants, certificates

  • Judith Pramsohler
    Program Manager Doctoral Program
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25246
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1558
  • E-Mail
  • Office hours

    Wed 13:30-16:30h and on appointment
    No office hours on 16 Jan; please contact me for an appointment
    Responsibilities: program management, project management