The following points provide an overview of the different phases of the degree.
With the last section, we would like to give some guidance for the time after your graduation. If you come across any questions that are not (or insufficiently) covered in this text, please let us know.
The Göttingen Career Service hosts GoinGlobal which is also geared towards PhD students who plan to pursue international career paths This free service lets you access more than 42 country profiles and more than 16 million job postings worldwide, which are updated daily.
If you are aiming for a professorship as a long-term career goal, you can find an illustrative overview of the path to a professorship on the pages of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Start Guide of the University of Göttingen supports international graduates with their application documents for the German job market (CV, photo, certificates and cover letter). In addition, Start Guide explains the basic techniques for finding a job. Graduates with German language skills of B2 and C1 are put in contact with potential employers in the regional labour market.
Your contact person in the Team of the Research and Transfer Services is Dr Felix Spöler, to be found under “National and International Research Funding”.
In addition Prof Dr Dominik Seidel (Department "Spatial Structures and Digitization of Forests", PI within the RTG 2300) has collected some tips on the topic „How to apply for postdoc funding?“, which he likes to share with you.
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