PhD Programme Mathematics in Industry and Commerce (MIC)

For 36 months, the PhD students will pursue their research supervised by a professor of the University of Kaiserslautern. In general, supervisor and student determine the topic of the PhD thesis in cooperation with a company, often via the “Fraunhofer-Institute for Industrial Mathematics” (ITWM).

Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (Doctoral Studies)

This Ph.D. course is offered to candidates from all over the world. Language of instruction is English, but the programme includes a German language crash course. Prior to the thesis research, course work of about four months is needed. The thesis research may deal with any kind of agricultural development at micro, regional or macro level, including related fields like environment or rural development of the candidate’s home country.

ZEF Doctoral Studies Program

The ZEF Doctoral Studies Program is designed to give particular consideration to the academic needs of students from developing countries. ZEF provides intense study counseling and academic support services by tutors and mentors. Guided by ZEF, and following consultations with a potential thesis supervisor identified by ZEF, the doctoral thesis is submitted to a cooperating faculty in Germany or abroad.