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Information and support for the PhD, the postdoc phase and the start of a professorship
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FAQ for doctoral candidates and postdocs

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The measures to contain the spread of the corona virus can in some cases interfere with regular research activities. Therefore, we have compiled the most important questions and answers that are relevant for doctoral candidates and postdocs on the following page.

FAQ for doctoral candidates and postdocs


Hörsaal, Experimentalphysik
Research-oriented Studying
Academic careers already start within bachelor and master studies
Weibliche Doktorandin mit Doktorhut
Welcome service, advice, qualification and networking
Postdoc vor Tafel mit mathematischen Formeln
Postdoctoral Phase
Support in planning and financing an academic career
Universitäten; Rechtswissenschaften; Berufung; Professur
Becoming a professor
Tenure track, appointment procedures, new appointments
Struktur, Organigramm
Contacts for all matters around your PhD and postdoc phase
Beratung in der Anlaufstelle für Promovierende und Postdocs
Welcome and Service Desk
Service for doctoral candidates and postdocs
Frontalansicht des Hauses für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs "Zur Rosen"
House for Young Researchers
Qualification, advice, service – all under the same roof
Workshop im Auditorium des Hauses für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs "Zur Rosen"
Qualifications Portal
Workshops and more to further your professional qualification
Job offers
All job announcements of FSU Jena at a glance (in German)

Upcoming events

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27 Sep 2020
15:00 · Graduierten-Akademie
Hiking tour around Jena
Hike together with the international tutors of the tutor service
Begrüßung durch den Vizepräsidenten für wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs und Gleichstellung, Prof. Uwe Cantner
12 Oct 2020
16:00 · Informationsveranstaltung
Welcome to the Doctorate (Online)
All doctoral candidates who started their doctorate in the last year will be welcomed
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3 Nov 2020
12:00 · Informationsveranstaltung
Career Day „PhD – What´s next?“
The Career Day you give you insights into career possibilities in academia and get the opportunity to explore strategies for ...


9 Jul 2020
Welcome and Service Desk for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs open again
Limited opening hours from Monday to Thursday from 10 to 12 o'clock
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Anlaufstelle mit Corona-Schutz
1 Jul 2020
New doctoral council and new Board of the Academy were elected
Results of online elections from 15 to 24 June
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Tablet mit Online-Voting
29 Jun 2020
Online information event about Rowena Morse Mentoring Programme on 24 June
Applications for the mentoring programme possible until 16 August
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