If your research does not go well, the supervisory relationship dissolves, or you do want to take a different path, it is no problem to discontinue the current doctoral project.
The discontinuation is not considered a failed attempt and does not prevent you from registering a new doctoral project, whether in Düsseldorf or elsewhere.
If you wish to register a new doctoral project with the Medical Research School after discontinuation, we can credit you for the work already performed in the structured training program. Only the active participation in the congress must be provided again for the current doctoral topic.
To discontinue your doctoral project, please send an informal email with the subject "Discontinuation of doctoral project" to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc your supervisory team.
We will confirm your deregistration from the Medical Research School by email.