Hochschule Darmstadt has long been cooperating with universities around the world to support the further academic qualification of its doctoral students. These cooperations open up a clear path to a doctorate for those interested. The Graduate School is available as a central point of contact for conducting procedures.
There is a university-wide agreement with Technology University Dublin (TUD) in Dublin,Ireland, for cooperation in research and teaching and the implementation of cooperative doctorates leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Information on the tuition fees at the TUD can be found at here.
The Department of Computer Science cooperates with the CSCAN Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research at the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics at the University of Plymouth, UK. Hochschule Darmstadt acts as the Darmstadt Node of the network.
Together with the Department of Information Security and Communication Technology at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway, Ph.D. studies in the field of information security are supervised at the Department of Computer Science.