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CDSB PhD Milestones

The PhD Milestones document is the official work schedule for the five-year doctoral program at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) of the Graduate School for Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim. The contents of this document constitute the practical foundation of the doctoral studies at the CDSB and are complemented by the program and degree regulations for the doctoral program at the CDSB.

The PhD Milestones comprise obligatory tasks (core courses, elective courses, thesis/research phase; see study regulations for details) and optional tasks beneficial to the academic training of the doctoral students.

CDSB Milestones (PDF)