Strengthening Competencies, Generating Opportunities

Graduate Center Plus (GC Plus) supports the faculties of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) in optimally promoting early career researchers at all career levels. Advanced Master's students, doctoral researchers, and postdoctoral researchers benefit from:

  • interdisciplinary information, e.g. on doctoral studies at the UDE, career paths within and beyond academia, and criteria for good scientific practice
  • a voluntary, interdisciplinary workshop programme to strengthen one's own competencies
  • access to the offers of the Research Academy Ruhr
  • a target group-specific overview of national and international funding opportunities as well as of the support services offered by the faculties and institutions at the UDE
  • personal consulting and facilitation of contact persons
  • networking within the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr) and beyond

20.01.2020 - 14:35:48

Workshop for doctoral researchers: Academic Writing – Strategy and Practice

On 13 and 14 February 2020, we offer a two-day workshop for doctoral researchers on the topic of "Academic Writing – Strategy and Practice" …

20.01.2020 - 14:28:22

Research Explorer Ruhr 2020

A summer programme for international Postdocs: Postdoctoral researchers from abroad can apply for this year's Research Explorer Ruhr until 1 …

20.01.2020 - 13:52:12

Historisches Kolleg München: Junior Fellowships for Postdocs

For the period from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2022, the "Historisches Kolleg" in Munich will again award up to six year-round Senior and …

13.01.2020 - 16:28:07

Didactic workshops in March

On 20 January 2020, 00:00 a.m., the registration phase for the workshops of the "Hochschuldidaktisches Zertifikatsprogramm" (Certificate Programme …

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New series: Introducing ...

In our new series "Introducing ...", we portray early career researchers of the University of Duisburg-Essen at irregular intervals. To start with, we would like to introduce Dr. Stéphane Kenmoe to you. Have  an inspiring read!

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Explore our Services

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Workshop Programme

Skills training for all subject areas: find out more about our interdisciplinary workshops and career-related trainings.

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Good Scientific Practice

Information on safeguarding good scientific practice (GSP) at the UDE and our GSP workshop offers.

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Funding and Financing

Scholarships, prices and research support – are you looking for funding opportunities? We offer advice and information on internal as well as external funding options.

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Gender and Diversity

Get to know our information and advisory services on gender, diversity, and internationalisation.

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Information and Counseling

We bundle useful information about the doctoral process as well as academic career paths and are available for personal consultations.

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