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(Habilitation candidates, research group leaders, junior professors)

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Graduate Center Plus

We are your main contact at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) for all interdisciplinary questions concerning doctoral research, the postdoc phase, and the path to professorship. As an early career researcher at the UDE, we support you according to your needs with transparent information and individual counselling.

Our broad range of seminars, training sessions, and events prepares you for a career inside and outside the university while encouraging personal and professional growth. Our offers also support you in building an interdisciplinary network and enable you to exchange experiences with peers and experts.

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21.09.2022 - 10:17:46

BMBF Quantum Future Award

Auszeichung für Abschlussarbeiten: Noch bis zum 30.9. können sich Master-Absolvent:innen und Promovierte aus den Natur- und ...

21.09.2022 - 10:10:50

Horn & Company Doktorand:innen-Dinner

Du promovierst und interessierst Dich für den Einstieg in die Management- und Strategieberatung? Beim Doktorand:innen-Dinner ...

21.09.2022 - 10:02:50

Aurora Event: Rethinking Food Systems in the Anthropocene Event

The Federico II University of Naples invites students and doctoral candidates within the Aurora universities network to a ...

20.09.2022 - 17:15:38

Day of Humanities 2022

Join the first UDE Day of Humanities on 14 October! This day is dedicated to the doctoral candidates and postdocs at the Faculty ...

20.09.2022 - 17:11:22

Hector Research Career Development Award

Call for applications: Until 30 October, W1 professors and junior research group leaders can apply for the Hector Research ...

20.09.2022 - 17:05:59

ZEIT fellowships for women in academia

The new fellowship programme "ZIA - Visible Women in Science" by ZEIT aims at promoting and connecting female researchers ...

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Counselling for refugee early career researchers

We offer individual counselling for early career researchers who have fled their home country. If you have any questions about opportunities to continue your PhD or postdoc at the UDE, please do not hesitate to contact us. The Graduate Center Plus shares the UDE's position on the war in Ukraine. Special information for refugee researchers from Ukraine can be found here and on the Welcome Service homepage.

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Research Academy Ruhr

We are proud to be part of the Research Academy Ruhr! Research Academy Ruhr is the cross-university platform for supporting early career researchers within the University Alliance Ruhr. It offers you access to interdisciplinary workshops and career-related information and networking events at the universities of Duisburg-Essen, Bochum, and Dortmund. Prepare for your next career steps within or beyond academia and expand your interdisciplinary network!

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