Useful information and services at a glance

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Are you searching for information on doctoral education at the University of Duisburg-Essen? Would you like to learn more about career options after completing your doctorate?

In this section you will find helpful information for early career researchers as well as links to advisory services.

The Graduate Center Plus bundles information and advisory services for early career researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen. In addition, we will be happy to discuss your individual questions in a personal consultation. Take a look at our services!

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Interested in a doctorate?

Here you will find information on:

  • Getting started: first steps in doctoral research
  • How to finance your doctorate
  • Doctoral committees
  • Structured doctoral programmes at UDE
  • Decision-making support & counselling
Interested in a doctorate
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Doctoral researchers

Here you will find information on:

  • Doctoral regulations and committees
  • How to finance your doctorate
  • Structured doctoral programmes at UDE
  • Good scientific practice
  • Academic career paths
  • Counselling and support offers by GC Plus and the faculties
Doctoral researchers
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Postdoctoral researchers & Junior Faculty

Here you will find information on:

  • Research support at UDE
  • UDE programme for the promotion of excellent early career researchers
  • WISNA programme
  • Counselling and support offers by GC Plus and the faculties
Postdoctoral researchers
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International early career researchers

Here you will find information on:

  • How to do a doctorate at the UDE
  • Doctoral regulations at the UDE
  • Tips for preparing your research stay
  • Links to further services and contact points
International researchers

Further Information & Services

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Academic career paths

Thinking about where to go once you have finished your doctoral studies? Our overview of academic career paths provides information on various options.

Academic career paths
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Good scientific practice

Here you will find information on safeguarding good scientific practice (GSP) at the UDE and our GSP workshop offers

Good scientific practice
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Gender and Diversity

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

Gender and Diversity
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Our services for you

Explore our interdisciplinary counseling and support services for early career researchers at all career levels.

GC Plus' Services
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Services in your faculty

References to your contacts with regard to doctoral issues including overview of support and counselling services for early career researchers in the faculties.

Faculties' Services
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Publications and Links

Overview of useful publications and links for early career researchers.

Publications and Links