FAQ on Academic Issues
Virtual Option for the "Rundlauf" for Acceptance of a Ph.D. Thesis
Contact restrictions during the CoViD-19 pandemic limit the candidates possibilities to obtain the required votes in the classic "Rundlauf" by personal meetings. Hence virtual options are put to the test.
Notes on Publication-Based (Cumulative) Dissertation
Due to possible incompatibility of a publication-based dissertation with the common practices in Physics and resulting current disadvantages and imponderables we strongly commend Ph.D. candidates to hand in a classical monograph.
Proof Reading Service of TUM Graduate School
TUM Graduate School offers a proofreading service for Ph.D. candidates for scientific publications.
Good Scientific Practice
To introduce the beginning scientists at the Physics Department into the important topic of Good Scientific Practice the Faculty Graduate Center organizes a workshop once per semester. This page offers material and further reading.
Internationalisation funds of the TUM Graduate school
The TUM Graduate School provides funds for doctoral candidates so that they can attend international conferences and research visits abroad.
Legal Basis for Degree Programs and Doctoral Studies at the Physics Department
Academic and examinations regulations for degree programs and doctoral studies are laid down in the statutes of TUM. English versions are not legally binding documents, only the German versions are.