Doctoral Programme

Dr. paed. & Dr. phil.

Alanus University offers students in the field of education the opportunity to earn a doctoral degree. The academic titles Dr. päd. and Dr. phil. are awarded.

Doctoral work consists of a dissertation and a disputation.

Primary reviewers in the doctoral process are generally professors from the Department of Education at Alanus University. Secondary reviewers can be university professors from other German universities or universities cooperating with Alanus University.


Admission to the doctoral programme requires 8 semesters of relevant university study or an equivalent achievement. 

Information on applying to the doctoral programme and further details can be found in the doctoral regulations. This is available under Downloads.

Tuition Fees

An overview of all fees incurred during your studies can be found under tuition fees.

The most important thing at a glance

Academic Doctoral Degrees
Dr. paed. & Dr. phil.

380 €/semester or
63 €/month

Financial Support
More details available under Funding.

Contact and Guidance
Department of Education
Telephone +49 2222 93211500