Welcome to Docata - the web portal for doctoral researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Do you intend to do a doctorate or are you already pursuing a doctorate at a KIT Department? Docata offers you:

  • Registration as a doctoral researcher at KIT
  • Download of the application form for acceptance by your KIT Department
  • Reminders of deadlines
  • Subscribing to the KHYS newsletter
  • Membership to Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) and thus access to all KHYS offers

Prerequisites for registration in Docata are:

First step in Docata - one-time registration as a user

Before using Docata for the first time, you must register as a user once with your KIT account (of the type ab1234 plus password).
>> To the user registration in Docata.


Login for users already registered in Docata

As soon as you have registered as a user in Docata, you always log in directly with your KIT account.
>> Login as a registered user


Important note: You will complete your doctorate at another university, but have your research focus at KIT or are mainly supervised at KIT? Or are you a postdoc at KIT and in the first qualification phase after your doctorate (usually 3 years)? Then please switch to >> Registration in the KHYS Network

Docata will most likely offer the following additional options as of summer semester 2019:

  • Application for the opening of the doctoral procedure
  • Independent maintenance and updating of personal data
  • Access to a collection of useful documents related to the doctoral research phase
  • Registration/deregistration for the e-mailing list of your convention of doctoral researchers
  • Registration as postdoc (membership of KHYS)
  • Registration as a doctoral researcher with a research focus/academic supervision at KIT, but who will complete his/her doctorate at another university (membership of KHYS)