MINT Sections

Doctorates in the Informatics/Engineering and Natural Sciences Sections

The Informatics/Engineering and Natural Sciences sections confer the academic degrees "Dr. rer. nat." and "Dr.-Ing.". The doctoral committee is the same as the senate committee for MINT (for the meeting schedule, please visit the page “Senate Committee for MINT"); Prof. Dr. Norbert Tautz is the chair.

Please set up an advisory meeting about half a year before submission of the dissertation (group appointments – Tuesdays, 1 p.m.):

Ms Susanne Markmann
MINT Administration Office
Bldg. 64, Room 101
Tel.: +49 451 3101-3002
Fax: +49 451 3101-3004

View the doctorate degree regulations here.

Ongoing Doctorate Process

View dissertations and expert evaluations:
Doctoral candidate for pharmacology, Franziska Schuster:
" Influence of the angiotensin II receptor antagonists on development of nutrition-induced adiposis and leptin resistance ", from 1 Feb. to 22 Feb. 2018
Doctoral candidate for pharmacology, Kristin Müller:
"Significance of the NF-kB essential modulator (Nemo) in cerebral endothelial cells for the blood-brain barrier", 1 Feb. to 22 Feb. 2018
Rose Kohlie, M.Sc.:
"Dopamine directly increases mitochondrial mass and thermogenesis in brown adipocytes", 7 Feb. to 28 Feb. 2018
Mohamed Ahmed M. Hail, M.Sc.:
"Named data networking for the Internet of Things", 19 Feb. to 12 Mar. 2018

The documents to be viewed are saved on a cloud. (Accessibly only by those with a doctorate in the doctoral committee, and for habilitated members of the MINT section)


For information on the habilitation process, please contact the joint habilitation committee.

Ongoing Doctorate Process

Viva schedule:

Tuesday, 20 Feb. 2018, 10 a.m., Seminar Room S1/S2 im CBBM, Bldg. 66:
Julian Assmann, M.Sc.:
"The role of activating the hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2 in autoimmune illnesses” (Dr. rer. nat.)
Wednesday, 21 Feb. 2018, 10 a.m., Auditorium, Institute for Biomedical Optics, Room R60, Bldg. 81:

Jan Philip Kolb M.Sc.:
"Improvement and application of ultra-fast optical coherence tomography to a human eye" (Dr. rer. nat.)
Friday, 16 Mar. 2018, 11 a.m., Seminar Room B1/B2, CBBM, Bldg. 66, Grd. Flr.:
Appr. pharm. Franziska Schuster:
Influence of the angiotensin II receptor antagonists on development of nutrition-induced adiposis and leptin resistance" (Dr. rer. nat.)
Friday, 27 Apr. 2018, 10 a.m., Department of Dermatology, Bldg. 10:
Iswariya Venkataraman:
"Identification of novel autoantigens in stiff-person syndrome and associated hyperexcitability disorders" (Dr. rer. nat.)



Laufende Promotionsverfahren

Mündliche Prüfungen:

Aufgrund der aktuellen Coronoa-Situation finden die Prüfungen als Webex-Videokonferenz statt; die Hochschulöffentlichkeit kann am öffentlichen Teil, die habilitierten Mitglieder der MINT-Sektionen an der gesamten Prüfung teilnehmen

Dienstag, 26.01.2021, 11.00 Uhr: Imke Lingel, M.Sc.: "Prenatal exposure with antibiotics does not influence experimental allergic asthma in mice"

Donnerstag, 18.02.2021, 15 Uhr: Sabrina Patzelt, M.Sc.: "Anti-Laminin 332 Schleimhautpemphigoid-Mausmodelle: Entwicklung, Validierung und pharmakologische Beeinflussung"