Dr. dent. Degree


Recommendations for authorship

The Faculty Council has updated the Recommendations for authorship in publications.


The Faculty of Medicine has the authority to award doctoral degrees. The degrees awarded by the Faculty are doctor of medicine, Dr. med. for short or doctor of dentistry, Dr. med. dent. for short.

By completing a doctorate, candidates demonstrate their ability to perform original, independent research.

As part of the doctorate, the candidate writes a dissertation which provides a distinct contribution to knowledge in the candidate's principal field of study. Moreover, they have to prove their expertise in an oral exam.

The Faculty awards the doctoral degree upon successful completion of the doctoral studies process.

On these pages you can find instructions for the six steps of the doctoral studies process.