Doctoral College of FH Aachen

FH Aachen's Doctoral College was founded in 2007 under the name of "Graduiertenschaft" (Graduate Body). It bundles all activities related to the promotion of young scientific talents.

The Objectives of the Doctoral College

  • Improvement of the quality and framework conditions of doctoral projects
  • Funding: Promotion and Hints & Tricks
  • Networking: Scientific exchange between doctoral candidates and professors
  • Support: Scientific and personal support
  • Qualification: Further training within the framework of guest lectures and workshops

Registration in the Doctoral College

With the doctoral college, we would like to support you in a targeted manner in the writing of your dissertation.

The doctoral college provides excellent qualification offers, e.g. various further training courses in which you will acquire the fundamental knowledge and advanced skills of scientific work. Furthermore, you will be given the opportunity of financial support for attending a conference, for printing costs of your dissertation, and much more. Last but not least, the doctoral college promotes interdisciplinary networking among the doctoral candidates and supervisors as well as with the partner universities and the Doctoral College NRW (PK NRW).

Please fill in the registration form and send it by email (scan) to Christiane Blümel(bluemel(ad)
|Registration form currently being revised|

Doctoral Candidates' Spokesperson

Alongside the consultant for doctoral matters, the spokesperson and the deputy spokesperson of the doctoral college are the contact persons for enquiries and information on the subject of doctoral studies at FH Aachen.

They work in close cooperation with the Rectorate of FH Aachen and are members of the steering committe of the doctoral college.

Doctoral Candidates' Spokesperson:
Fabian Eichler, Faculty 8, Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

Deputy Doctoral Candidates' Spokesperson:
Julius Quitter, Faculty 6, Aerospace Engineering

Doctoral College Steering Committee

The FH Aachen Doctoral College Steering Committee was founded in 2020 as a body for the support and further development of the members of the Doctoral College.

The steering committee provides expert input on quality assurance and advises on funding programmes.



Doctoral College for Applied Research in North Rhine-Westphalia (PK NRW)

In the future, Master's graduates are to complete their doctoral projects at the PK NRW, in cooperation with the universities. This requires the granting of the right to award doctorates to the PK NRW (probably at the beginning of 2022).








Referentin der Prorektoren
Christiane Blümel M.A.
T: +49.241.6009 51375
Room 05003
Fabian Eichler M.Sc.
T: +49.241.6009 52432
Room Goe 04304
Julius Quitter M.Sc.
T: +49.241.6009 52416
Room O2107