Graduate Center Plus

At a Glance: Our Offers and Services for

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Junior Faculty

(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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17.05.2022 - 10:07:22

Ausschreibung: JSPS Fellowships für Promovierende und Postdocs

In Zusammenarbeit mit der Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) fördert der DAAD regelmäßig Forschungsaufenthalte ...

17.05.2022 - 09:56:31

4th RUHR School of Modern Epidemiology

The 4th RUHR School of Modern Epidemiology (21–24 June) will offer an introduction to the methods and concepts of modern causal ...

17.05.2022 - 09:47:03

Ausschreibung: Walter Kalkhof-Rose Gedächtnispreis

Noch bis zum 15. Juni 2022 können Kandidat:innen für den Walter Kalkhof-Rose Gedächtnispreis nominiert werden. Der mit 5.000 ...

09.05.2022 - 11:26:36

Einblicke in die Arbeit in Ministerien

Wie kommt Wissen in die Politik? Wie werden wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse umgesetzt? Am 30.05., 12.00–14.00 Uhr, lädt die ...

09.05.2022 - 11:15:12

Sommerabend for Postdocs on 28 June

Research Academy Ruhr invites all postdoctoral researchers of the University Alliance Ruhr to a relaxed networking evening ...

02.05.2022 - 17:01:09

DONNA* network meetings in the summer semester

The doctoral network DONNA* invites you to regular network meetings in the summer semester! The network focuses on empowering ...

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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 (RAR)! RAR is the cross-university platform for supporting early career researchers within the University Alliance Ruhr (UA 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!

Visit Research Academy Ruhr’s homepage