PhD supervision

Friedensau Adventist University (FAU) offers PhD supervision in cooperation with the Gesellschaft für Bildung und Forschung in Europa (GBFE). Enrollment in a PhD program requires a master’s degree (M.A. or M.T.S.) in the same or a related discipline.

The PhD degree will be awarded by the University of South Africa (UNISA). In addition to an annual colloquium at GBFE, FAU can supervise PhD research.



Bahnhofstr. 82a

33813 Oerlinghausen

Length of the program

Proposal: usually 1 year

Dissertation: usually 2-3 years



Cooperation with GBFE

The Gesellschaft für Bildung und Forschung in Europa (GBFE) is a European network of institutions in Denmark, Germany, Russia, and Switzerland. GBFE promotes international studies and research in various disciplines on the master and doctoral levels.

Since 2019, Friedensau Adventist University is a member of GBFE. Thanks to this cooperation, FAU can supervise academic research and doctoral dissertations (PhD).

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Any questions?

  • on program
  • on application
  • on finances
  • or in general

I would like to answer your questions!

Igor Lorencin, Ph.D. (USA)

Coordinator GBFE
Telephone: +49 (0) 3921 916-217