English translation: After - by way of his dissertation and in the course of the
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10:14 Dec 14, 2001
German to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
German term or phrase:ordentliches Promotionsverfahren
In a doctorate certificate:
"xxx verleiht xxx den akademischen grad Doktor der Naturwissenschaften... nachdem er vor der Pruefungskommission... im ordentlichen Promotionsverfahren durch die Dissertation... nachgewiesen... hat..."
Thanks to all of you for your assistance. I thought most of the suggestions pretty good but eventually decided to go with Fred's. Sorry I can't award points to all of you!
Ta, Phil 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Explanation: Ordentliches Promotionsverfahren means that you have fulfilled all obligations e.g. course requirements, perhaps even teaching requirements, thesis, thesis defence, getting the darn thing printed a zillion copies etc. Ordentlich just means regular as compared to special (special degree program, special student etc.)
Thank God that's way behind me - personal nightmare