In the department of History, Sociology, Sport Science and Empirical Educational Research

Portal for doctoral candidates

The Department of History and Sociology offers you the opportunity to do a doctorate in the subjects History, Sociology, Anthropology, Sports Science or Empirical Educational Research. If you would like to take this step in your academic career, you can find information on all formal questions via the PhD portal of the University of Konstanz.

The Konstanz Research School offers comprehensive support for doctoral candidates by providing information on doctoral procedures and programmes, interdisciplinary course offerings, contact persons, information on funding and much more. You can find out more on the website of the Konstanz Research School (KRS).

Personal advice in the department 

If you would like personal counselling, you are welcome to contact us directly - we will help you to make your doctorate with us a success. Please contact the departmental advisor Dr Thilo Raufer. He can assist you with any questions regarding the doctoral procedure. 

Application procedure 

The steps you need to take to apply as a doctoral candidate at the Department of History, Sociology, Sport Science and Empirical Educational Research can be found in the information sheet on the procedure for acceptance as a doctoral candidate. There you will find detailed instructions for downloading and completing the application forms and for preparing all the necessary documents. The complete set of documents must be sent to the administrative office in a single PDF file.