A minimum of 14 ECTS points has to be acquired to successfully complete the doctoral program. Ph.D. student members should at least attend two courses that are organized by the doctoral program.

Overview of ECTS points that are awarded to courses:

  • Doctoral Program courses: Usually 1-2 ECTS
  • Doctoral Program summer courses: Usually 3 ECTS
  • External courses: The amount of ECTS depends on the study load of the course. Please inform the doctoral program coordinator about your attendance at an external course in order to get credit points.
  • Conference presentations: One ECTS per presentation. Note that students can receive a maximum of 2 ECTS credit points for conference presentations. The other ECTS points that are required for successful doctoral program completion should be acquired through course completion.