Orientation & Career planning

Coaching Day – Application for Professorships (DHV)

A workshop offered by the Human Resources Development

Prepare yourself for your application for a professorship with an experienced coach from the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV) and clarify your individual questions.


Tuesday, November 23, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Individual appointments (two-hour sessions) will be made between 09:30 a.m. to 06:00 p.m


Lawyer of the DHV




Online via Zoom

Target group

Research Group Leaders | Postdocs (3rd year onwards) | Junior/Assistant Professors


Research Track


Certificate of attendance

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  • Preparation for (interim) evaluations
  • Applications and self-marketing for positions within academia (including the optimization of application materials)
  • Appointment negotiations and negotiations for subsequent positions
  • Identification of convincing unique selling proposition
  • Creation of your own strengths and weaknesses profile
  • Status-quo analysis
  • Individual career planning

Frequently asked questions

No. Human Resources Development will cover the costs.

Yes, if an event is fully booked, we will put you on the waiting list. You will then move up if a place becomes available again in time before the start of the event.

The premises in the "Alte Sternwarte" are only accessible to a limited extent. If you need assistance with access, please contact the indicated contact person in time, so that we can support you accordingly on the day of the event.

If you need childcare during an event, please contact the Family Office of the University of Bonn.

In order to be able to participate in the training offers of the Human Resources Development of the University of Bonn, you must have an employment contract with the University of Bonn, be an enrolled PhD student, be active in research for the University of Bonn or be an associated member of a research network. 

For all our event offerings, you will generally receive a confirmation of participation in the event and of its contents.

In addition, we are currently developing a certificate offering along the three "Career Tracks": "Research", "Research Management" and "Business & Organizations". More information will be available soon on the related page of the certificate program: Postdoc plus.

If the currently displayed event can be credited to one of the three "tracks", this is indicated accordingly. 


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Petra Best


Registration and Organization


Poppelsdorfer Allee 47

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-68768

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