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04:42 Sep 4, 2011
English to Japanese translations [PRO] Education / Pedagogy / a name of degree
English term or phrase:doctor rerum naturalis
The following are excerpts from the current PhD regulations (“Promotionsordnung des Fachbereichs Physik der Freien Universität Berlin”) from April 14,1998. They explain the main aspects relevant to foreign applicants to the IMPRS.
§1 Significance of a PhD degree
- The physics department of the Freie Universität Berlin confers the doctoral degree “***doctor rerum naturalis***” (Dr. rer. nat.).
- The doctoral degree demonstrates outstanding scientific qualification obtained through individual research efforts. The procedure includes a scientific thesis and a thesis defense.