Junior researchers

Junior researchers

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Junior researchers are of special interest to UDE.​

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Funding from the state of NRW
NRW funding – Junior groups

  • NRW PhD programmes
  • NRW returnee programme
  • Junior researcher groups
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Support programme for outstanding junior researchers
Our University Board normally draws up the support programme for outstanding junior researchers twice a year..
Strukpromo Structured doctorates at UDE
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Support at UDE
Academic Careers Workshop



Staff development
Mentoring programme for postdocs in the Faculty of Medicine

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ScienceCareerNet Ruhr
ScienceCareerNet Ruhr (SCNR) is a cross-university career development programme for junior researchers of the University Alliance Ruhr (Ruhr University Bochum, Technical University of Dortmund, University of Duisburg-Essen)


Networking in the the Ruhr region
Global Young Faculty
At the Global Young Faculty (GYF) outstanding, dedicated junior researchers from the Ruhr metropolitan area meet to work together on interdisciplinary topics, to make new contacts and gain fresh impetus for their own research. The aim of the network is to support promising junior researchers in their career development. ­ (Source: GYV)