Invitation to Getting a Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.), in Germany, at FAU

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Are you thinking about getting the German Doctor title, sometimes also called a Ph.D.? If so, join this online presentation, questions & answers included, to learn what this is, how it feels, and how to make it happen. Prof. Riehle will present different ways to a doctor title, in Germany, at FAU, and answer any questions you might have. The first part of 30 min. will be a general presentation + questions & answers, and the second part of 15 min. will be engineering focused. If you already know questions you might have, feel free to send them to in advance of the event to ensure they get answered.

Time2-3pm CEST

Prof. Dr. Dirk Riehle, M.B.A., is the Professor of Open Source Software at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. Before joining academia, Riehle led the Open Source Research Group at SAP Labs, LLC, in Palo Alto, California (Silicon Valley). He welcomes email at blogs at, and tweets as @dirkriehle.

Brought to you by FAU’s Graduiertenzentrum and the Professorship of Open Source Software.