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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


Career phases, institutions and funding opportunities

Hörsaal, Experimentalphysik
Research-oriented Studying
Academic careers already start within bachelor and master studies
Kopf 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
Anlaufstelle für Promovierende und Postdocs
Welcome and Service Desk for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs
Service and advice for doctoral candidates and postdocs
Ansicht des Hauses "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
Ausschreibungen an einer Pinnwand
Announcements & Job offers
Job vacancies, scholarship announcements & scholarship databases

Upcoming events

Webseite Chiaro
30 Nov 2020
11:00 · Informationsveranstaltung
"Funded! An introduction to story telling for researchers"
Online event by Jena Alliance Life in Focus


20 Nov 2020
Funding Programme of Graduate Academy for Postdocs: Organising Academic Events
Deadline extended until 04 December
Learn more
Veranstaltung im Auditorium
29 Oct 2020
Welcome and Service Desk for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs closed until further notice
You can contact us via telephone, Zoom or via e-mail
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Anlaufstelle für Promovierende und Postdocs
20 Oct 2020
European final of Three Minute Thesis Competition on 22 October
Online broadcast of the finals on the Youtube channel of Coimbra Group
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