One of the core activities of the University in its teaching and research is the promotion of talented students who are enthusiastic about science. Teaching staff at all faculties make an effort to identify students excelling in their studies, provide them with individual support, and enable them to engage in research activities. The honours programme encourages this very mission and increases its visibility by offering a structure and a variety of opportunities to identify and promote talents at an early stage.
The aim of the Honours Programme for Future Researchers is to give talented and research-oriented students a deeper insight into research processes during their studies, to enable them to participate in the scientific community, and to prepare them for a scientific career.
High-achieving students from all study programmes are welcome to apply. Students apply together with a professor or an advanced postdoctoral researcher who will supervise them.
24 students were selected for the pilot phase of the programme in November 2019. In 2020 the Committee for Young Researchers selected 68 students for the programme. This year's call for applications is from 12 April to 17 May 2021.
What does the programme offer?
Please find further information about the programme, the selected students and their projects on https://www.uni-jena.de/en/honours_programm.
The Honours Programme is coordinated by the Graduate Academy.
Dr. Annika Bartsch
House for young researchers "Zur Rosen"
Johannisstr. 13 07743 Jena
Phone: +49 3641 9-401330
Fax: +49 3641 9-401302