After successful completion of the HELENA graduate school or Helmholtz research school and successful defense of the doctoral thesis at the university, HELENA students as well as members in the Helmholtz research schools receive the HELENA Certificate Environmental Health in accordance with the partner universities. Please fill out the form after you have successfully defended your doctoral thesis at the university.
For getting the HELENA certificate, you have to fulfill all mandatory elements and collect 270 hours in scientific training activities and 40 hours in professional skill courses. You also have to provide the HELENA GSO with a copy of your doctoral degree. Once a year, the Graduate Student Office (GSO) will send you the status of your HEs. You need this information earlier? Please contact the GSO.
Please note: the process of issuing the final certificate can take several months from the date of your official request.