Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof. Dr. Susanne Baer

Junior Scientists

Master Thesis & Dissertation / Ph.D.

Prof. Baer supervises research projects (dissertations, MA work) in exceptional cases. The Lehrstuhl may host international visitors who work in legal gender studies, (comparative) constitutional law, critical legal theory.

Before contacting Prof. Baer for supervision you must check whether you comply with the formal requirements of the degree you seek with the registrar’s office:


doctoral studies in Law:

Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät / Promotionsangelegenheiten

doctoral studies in Gender Studies:

Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät / Promotionen


Please note that we do not offer funded Ph.D. programs or a graduate school with a set curriculum. Rather, Ph.D. students must take care of their own funding by applying for scholarships (i.e. DAAD) and pursue their Ph.D. studies independently. If you are interested in a stay as a fellow with the Lehrstuhl, you must also submit the information below, as applicable.


If you meet the formal requirements Prof. Baer may only decide whether to accept a supervision if you submit sufficient information about your research to


  • Your CV (with grades and all relevant work experience)
  • Exposé, as a detailed research proposal of aprox. 3 pages, and a preliminary outline
  • a list of literature you already studied
  • schedule for the duration of the studies to finish the work
  • information on financial support (scholarship, employment etc.)


For further information on financial support (scholarships etc.) please consider the ‚Doctoral Candidates’ Portal’ of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.