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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05.07.2022 - 10:31:38

Workshop offers for doctoral researchers

In July, the Graduate Center at TU Dortmund University is offering several workshops open to doctoral researchers at the UDE. ...

05.07.2022 - 10:16:13

GUIDE Start-up School

Developing ideas in a team and turning them into business models: The GUIDE Start-up School invites UDE students, staff, and ...

05.07.2022 - 10:06:32

mentoring³ for women in academia

UDE’s female doctoral researchers from the Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, and Natural Sciences can still apply ...

27.06.2022 - 08:56:38

Doctoral scholarship wanted?

Which scholarship is the right one for me? What should I consider when applying? During the scholarship fair “Stip Stip Hurra ...

27.06.2022 - 08:53:28

Join the GAIN conference and talent fair in September!

The "Research in Germany" initiative invites all international doctoral and postdoctoral researchers as well as junior faculty ...

27.06.2022 - 08:46:58

ERC Grants – info event for postdocs

On 12 July, 10 am to 12 pm, the Science Support Centre's EU team invites interested postdoctoral researchers to an online ...

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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