Helpful Information

Are you searching for information on doctoral education at the University of Duisburg-Essen? Are you wondering what career options a doctorate offers you inside and beyond academia? In this section you will find helpful information on these and other topics as well as links to advisory services.

Doctoral Education

Information and links to the most important doctoral-related issues at a glance: Learn more about the doctoral process as well as financing and structured doctoral programs at the UDE and your contact persons in the faculties.

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Faculties' Services

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

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Our Services

Here you will find information on our interdisciplinary counseling and support services for early career researchers at all stages.

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Links & Information for International Researchers/Incomings

Central Office for Foreign Education

The Central Office for Foreign Education (ZAB) is the central authority for the evaluation of foreign qualifications in Germany. These include school-leaving certificates, vocational qualifications and academic degrees.

International Office at the University of Duisburg-Essen

The International Office provides a Welcome Service for international researchers and academics as well as their host chairs. They offer support in preparing and carrying out your stay at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Platform "Research in Germany"

The website of "Research in Germany - Land of Ideas" with its extensive range of information provides an initial introduction to the German research landscape. It offers information on the following topics: Doctorates in Germany, Career opportunities for postdocs and experienced researchers, Funding opportunities for international researchers, Research institutions in Germany, Up-to-date research news.