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Orientation for Doctoral Researchers

  • Graduate Schools

    The educational training for doctoral researchers at the Göttingen of University is organized by four Graduate Schools. Graduate Schools´ Consultants are available to provide consultations for doctoral researchers at any stage on their path to their doctorate. The Graduate Schools span across a variety of doctoral programmes and graduate colleges of the faculties.

  • Faculty-Specific Support Schemes

    Faculties of the University of Göttingen have concentrated their energies on offering schemes to support and advise early career researchers. Some of those plans are published here.

  • Research Promotion Programmes

    The Göttingen Graduate Schools publish funding opportunities for doctoral projects on their internet pages. The Research department has an extensive overview of the funding landscape for the post-doctoral Phase and will be happy to give indvidual advise to those who want to continue a career in science after the doctorate.

  • Qualification & Mentoring

    In addidtion to the Graduate Schools, both the Section for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and the team in HR Development offer a wide range of qualifications throughout the year which you can take advantage of as a doctoral researcher at university. Furthermore, the Mentoring Programmes of HR Development have been designed to support you in your career.

  • The Annual Employee Review

    The Annual Employee Review can focus and improve your own assessment of your personal capabilities and potential. Please take advantage of this opportunity!

  • Career Service

    In addition, the Career Service is here to support you by offering a wide range of advice at any stage of your doctorate. Take the opportunity to contact colleagues in the Career Service.

  • Family Service

    Balancing all the different challenges can be exhausting when you have small children. Get in touch with the Family Service of the Equal Opportunities Office to obtain helpful information and support while doing your doctorate.

  • Job- and Career Fair of the University Göttingen

    Visit the Praxisbörse and exchange information on job- and career options with potential employers while taking advantage of the busy, informal athmosphere of the fair!

  • Alumni Göttingen

    Alumni Göttingen connects more than 30.000 Alumni and graduates of the University of Göttingen with people who currently work and do research at the University. Get in touch at Alumni events, in many German cities, in Asia and the US and also online via our Alumni Portal and other social networks.