Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG)

Welcome to the website of the Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG) of the CRC1242!

On this page, we will tell you about the IRTG, how to apply, our annual Ph.D. Retreat, and our upcoming and previous events.

IRTG Overview

What is the IRTG?

The Integrated Research Training Group is part of the CRC 1242 and is co-hosted by Marika Schleberger and Jürgen König. The IRTG supports the CRC in qualifying the doctoral students for the research program and for a later career in academia, industry, and administration. It offers doctoral students a comprehensive training program in fundamental sciences and key skills.

More information can be found here.

Ph.D. Spokespersons

The over 40 Ph.D. students are represented by six Ph.D. spokespersons that are elected by the Ph.D.'s annually on the Ph.D. Retreat. Together with the CRC1242 office, they organize the annual Ph.D. Retreat, group-building activities, or small presents in Easter and Christmas time.

Current Ph.D. Spokespersons

Ph.D. Retreat 2022

This year, the annual Ph.D. retreat took place in Schloss Buchenau from 20.-23.06.

It covered different areas over all stages of the Ph.D. From all-day applicable workshops like "Voice and Speech" and "Work-Life-Sleep-Balance" to workshops for the life after the Ph.D. like "Job Search - Perspectives after the Ph.D." and "Self-reflection: The capability of leaders ".

Find out more information, like the program, the scope, and the coaches for the workshop, on our Ph.D. Retreat 2022 website you can find below.

A more detailed report will appear here shortly.

Ph.D. Retreat 2022

Previous IRTG Events

 2022

13.06.2022 - 16.06.2022 Ph.D. Retreat 2022 Schloss Buchenau, Eiterfeld, Germany
12.04.2022 - 28.06.2022 Colloquium of the Summer Term Hybrid Event

2021

19.10.2021 - 18.01.2022 Colloquium of the Winter Term Hybrid Event
08.10.2021 Workshop on Research Data Management University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
13.09.2021 - 16.09.2021 Summer School 2021 Schloss Buchenau, Eiterfeld, Germany
13.07.2021 - 16.07.2021 Ph.D. Retreat 2021 Akademie Klausenhof, Hamminkeln, Germany
20.04.2021 - 22.06.2021 Colloquium of the Summer Term Hybrid Event

2020

17.11.2020 - 09.02.2021 Colloquium of the Winter Term Hybrid Event
28.09.2020 - 01.10.2020 Ph.D. Retreat 2020 Haus Nordhelle, Meinerzhagen, Germany
28.04.2020 - 07.07.2020 Colloquium of the Summer Term Hybrid Event

2019

05.11.2019 - 28.01.2020 Colloquium of the Winter Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
19.08.2019 - 23.08.2019 Summer School 2019 Bad Honnef, Germany
13.05.2019 - 15.05.2019 Ph.D. Retreat 2019 Schloss Gnadenthal, Kleve, Germany
23.04.2019 - 09.07.2019 Colloquium of the Summer Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

2018

23.10.2018 - 29.01.2019 Colloquium of the Winter Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
11.06.2018 - 13.06.2018 Ph.D. Retreat 2018 Haus Nordhelle, Meinerzhagen, Germany
27.03.2018 - 10.07.2018 Colloquium of the Summer Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

2017

07.11.2017 - 30.01.2018 Colloquium of the Winter Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
07.08.2017 - 11.08.2017 Summer School 2017 St. Peter-Ording, Germany
15.05.2017 - 17.05.2017 Ph.D. Retreat 2017 Akademie Klausenhof, Hamminkeln, Germany
23.05.2017 - 25.07.2017 Colloquium of the Summer Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

 2016

18.10.2016 - 31.01.2017 Colloquium of the Winter Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
12.06.2016 Colloquium of the Summer Term University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany