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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21.03.2023 - 09:09:41

Université Paris-Saclay: international cotutelle funding programme

Call for applications! The Université Paris-Saclay (UPSaclay) offers future doctoral researchers the opportunity of international ...

21.03.2023 - 08:59:46

Academic writing workshop

Our online workshop on 13 April supports PhD candidates of the University of Duisburg-Essen in areas that are challenging ...

21.03.2023 - 08:57:06

Hydrogen Innovation Ecosystem – Humboldt? School for Postdocs

From 19–21 June, the second interdisciplinary Summer School of the alliance for sustainability of the 16 universities in North ...

14.03.2023 - 09:26:16

Info event: Heute Studentin! Morgen Doktorandin?

Is a doctorate the right thing for me? Our online information event on 21 March, 4–6 pm, is aimed at female students of STEM ...

14.03.2023 - 09:24:01

UDE Postdoc Seed Funding

New name, proven support: The UDE-internal “Programme for the Promotion of Excellent Early Career Researchers” is now called: ...

22.11.2022 - 08:39:03

DocColloq Trier: 4th Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Third Mission (im)possible?! As part of the 4th Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on 8–9 December, doctoral candidates ...

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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!

Visit Research Academy Ruhr’s homepage