The THM offers young scientists excellent research opportunities for their doctorates in a practical and application-oriented environment.
The doctorate can be carried out as a cooperative doctorate via a university at home or abroad or via the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences at the Research Campus of Central Hessen the Justus Liebig University Gießen , the Philipps University of Marburg and the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (PZI). . In the field of Life Science Engineering THM has had the right to carry out independent doctoral procedures for Dr.-Ing. These doctorates are carried out under the leadership of the THM within the framework of the PZI.

The doctoral candidates are supported by third-party funded projects, Centres of Competence ( Centres of Competence /) and working groups are involved in research (and teaching) at the THM .
THM doctoral students have access to a wide range of qualification options, such as good scientific practice, scientific writing or project management.
The THM Strategic Research Fund supports doctoral students with start-up and completion financing as well as travel and publication cost grants.