All the formal requirements for gaining a doctoral degree are set out in the doctoral degree regulations.
The doctoral degree regulations govern all the formal requirements for gaining a doctoral degree. Extracts from the most important regulations are set out below: For further information please see the University of Stuttgart doctoral studies webpages.
Application for acceptance as a doctoral candidate
All documents for the verification of the formal requirements and for the preparation of the doctoral file must be submitted to GRADUS.
In addition, a version of the exposé (max. 10 pages) must be submitted to the Dean's Office, together with a written confirmation of the supervising person, in which the assumption of the supervision is informally documented.
Further information can be found here.