Postdoc plus

As a postdoc at the University of Bonn, you have a wide range of opportunities to unleash your creativity and productivity. Designed and delivered by experts, the workshops foster leadership, management and networking skills, giving you a competitive edge regardless of whether you are pursuing a career inside or outside of academia.

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Our training and coaching offers provide you with interdisciplinary competencies in the following areas:

  • Leadership and health
  • Research and research funding
  • Research communication and presentation
  • Project management and new work
  • Diversity and international collaboration
  • Orientation and career planning

One Program - three "Career Tracks"

Whether you choose the Research Track, the Research Management Track or the Business & Organizations Track - our qualification program Postdoc plus provides you with valuable academic and interdisciplinary competencies for the internal and external job market.


Would you like to stay in research in the future and work as a scientist at a university or research institution? Then benefit from our workshops in the Research Track and learn how to shape leadership in science, successfully acquire third-party funding or apply for professorships.

Research Management

Would you like to work in an exciting and growing professional field at the intersection of research and administration? Then benefit from our workshops in the Research Management Track and learn how to manage projects, accompany change processes or communicate scientific research.

Business & Organizations

After your PhD, you would like to work in an organization or company outside of academia? The workshops of our Business and Organizations Track will provide you with skills and knowledge that will qualify you, for example, for jobs in a startup, in industry or in an NGO.

COMING SOON: Certification

If you meet the requirements to receive the certificate, please contact the Academic Career Development team and send the following documents in a PDF-file:

  • Indication of your chosen track
  • Certificates of attendance of the trainings you attended (in one PDF-file)
  • Your postal address (otherwise you will receive the certificate via e-mail)


Academic Career Development

Phone:    0228 73 - 4491


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Petra Best

Concept & Content

+49 228 73-68768

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Rebecca Schmitz

Registration & Organization

+49 228 73-4199

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