Change the status of your doctorate
During your doctorate diverse occasion can lead to change your doctoral status.
For every question concerning this topic we are available for you. Ask us and we will discuss your possibillities.
Change your supervisor
In case of the change of your supervisor we need an informal letter concerning this change. The former supervisor as well as the prospective and you have to sign this letter.
Additionally, we need a new signed supervision agreement from you and your new supervisor.
Send this documents to gzw[at]wzw.tum.de.
Change of the School
If you want to change to another TUM School or degreewarding institute please first contact the prospective school and discuss with them the possibilitiy of a change.
After this is clarified write together with your supervisor (if necessary together with the former and the prospective supervisor) an informal application concerning the change of the school adressed to the TUM School of Life Sciences.
We will contact the prospective school and induce the following process. Subsequent you will be informed about the sucessfull change.
Change of the Graduate Center
To change the Graduate Center please contact the prospective one as well as the GZW. Then we will contact the other Graduate Center and discuss and agree the possibilities of a change with them as well as with you.
Change of the University
If you want to change the University first of all you have to unsubscribe to the doctoral candidates list of the TUM School of Life Sciences and so to the TUM (see following issue "Abort your doctorate"
If some parts of your qualification program can be count, we will discuss individually. Please pay attention to the Code of Conduct for Safeguarding Good Academic Practice and Procedure in Cases of Academic Misconduct (Attention: in the document you find - first the German version and following the English one.)
Abort your doctorate
If you decided to discontinue your doctorate at TUM, please send the application form concerning your abort of your doctorate signed by you.
You can also use the form "Austrittserklärung und Verzicht".
If you are still undecided whether you would like to remove your name from the doctoral candidacy list, we can offer you a counseling interview. For an appointment please write an email to: gzw[at]wzw.tum.de