Cooperation partners

Scientific and industrial cooperation partners in the framework of the doctorate.

Doctorate process at the THI always takes place in cooperation with a German or foreign university. You will be supervised by a THI professor as well as a professor from the cooperation university. 

Here you can find information about the general cooperative doctorate procedure

Cooperative universities in current and completed doctorate procedures

Bavarian universities

  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
  • TU München
  • Universität Bayreuth
  • Universität der Bundeswehr München
  • Universität Regensburg

German-wide universities

  • Brandenburgisch Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg
  • Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg
  • Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg  
  • RWTH Aachen University
  • TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • TU Berlin
  • TU Chemnitz
  • TU Clausthal
  • TU Dortmund
  • TU Dresden
  • TU Ilmenau
  • Universität der Künste Berlin
  • Universität Bremen
  • Universität Paderborn
  • Universität des Saarlandes
  • Universität Rostock
  • Universität Stuttgart
  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

International universities

  • De Montfort University Leicester (UK)
  • Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh (UK)
  • University of Brighton (UK)
  • University of Warwick (UK)
  • RMIT Melbourne (AUS)
  • TU Delft (NLD)
  • TU Gleiwitz (PL)
  • JKU - Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (A)
  • UCLM - Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha (E)

Strategic industrial partnerships

THI research is primarily applied research. Post-graduate researchers normally work closely with industry partners on their research projects. The following businesses finance doctorates in Research Centre projects:

  • Audi
  • Continental
  • Airbus Defence & Space

Here you can find further information about the AUDI science partnership as well as the "AUDI Kolloquium" event series.


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