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CANCELLED: Last steps of your PhD

11 March 2020

Are you about to finish your PhD? In this info meeting for PhD students on Bahrenfeld campus you will learn important facts for the last stage of your PhD, including all questions with respect to authorship, publishing, open access costs or printing your thesis at DESY.

It addresses questions such as: Where do you submit your thesis? Do you have to be enrolled to submit your thesis? How many copies of your dissertation do you have to print? What can the DESY library do for you? What about open access? How to fix the date of the defense? Where should I submit my thesis?

The speakers are Irmgard Flick for the Department of pPhysics, Universität Hamburg, Celia Friedrich for the Department of Chemistry, Universität Hamburg, and Martin Köhler for the DESY library.

Registration: https://indico.desy.de/indico/event/24893/
Venue: CFEL, building 99, SR I-III
Date: t.b.a.


Please note: As of early March, the university’s president has asked UHH staff to postpone or cancel all events and/or meetings with more than 50 participants as a precautionary measure in the light of the current corona epidemic. Unfortunately, the info meeting ‘Last steps of your PhD’, scheduled for 11 March, falls into this category. We’ll try to set up an alternative info meeting a.s.a.p, hopefully by the beginning of May 2020.

In the meantime, please refer to the enclosed FAQs and slides of the physics department, which contain a lot of useful information, links and contact details. Irmgard Flick of the physics department (promotion@physik.uni-hamburg.de) is available for consultation on

  • Thursdays, 1pm-2:30pm at Campus Bahrenfeld, Building 61, ground floor left, Room 15
  • Fridays, 1pm-2:30pm at Campus Jungiusstraße, Building 9, ground floor left, Room 30, phone +49 40 42838 7031

You may also get in touch with one of the MIN facaulty’s academic tutors Lisa Amelung and Emilin Joma da Silva (tutor.min@uni-hamburg.de), who are available

  • Tuesdays (Lisa), 1:30-5 pm, Campus Bahrenfeld, DESY International Office, building 6, room 114, phone +49-40 89981741
  • Thursdays (Emilin), 1:30 – 5 pm, Campus Bundesstr., Geomatikum, Bundesstr. 53, room 1524, phone +49-40-42838-4434

For questions with respect to authorship, publishing, open access costs and printing your thesis at DESY: Martin Köhler martin.koehler@desy.de

Kind regards,
The team of the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School


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