As soon as the dissertation is published in proper form, the director of the Graduate School issues a certificate in German language about the passed doctoral exam as well as an English translation of the document.
The certificate confirms that the doctorate was completed successfully and names the title of the dissertation and the final cumulative grade. It is signed by the director of the Graduate School and by the President of the University of Bayreuth. The date of the certificate is the date of the colloquium (oral exam). The certificate is handed over by the director of BayNAT - therewith the doctorate is fulfilled and the doctor's degree legal.
After closure of the doctoral proceedings, the candidate may review the chair's report on the oral exam and the written reports of the reviewers in the dean's office by request.