The doctoral degree is a prerequisite for those who aspire to an academic career or want to teach at higher education institutes.
However, doctoral studies are above all an investment in yourself. You get the opportunity to be guided while designing and implementing a creative and instructive scientific research project. You are part of a research group and come into contact with a fascinating international research community. You build a network and acquire reputation by publishing your results on a regular basis.
You learn to plan independently, coordinate, evaluate and how to function in a team. The general doctoral study program broadens your horizons and sharpens your skills in different areas (communication, ICT, languages, ...)