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This page provides information on current events and news from the Bonn Graduate Center.

 

 ReMaT - Research Management Training Workshop 10 & 11 December 2018

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 June 19, 2018 Tutech Innovation offers a workshop in Hamburg

The ReMaT workshop is designed for early-stage researchers, particularly PhD candidates from the 2nd year onwards. The idea of European networking is very much embedded in the concept, participation from many different countries is encouraged.

ReMaT is an interactive, intensive workshop providing an introduction to research management. It involves two international trainers and is held in English.

Modules:

  • exploitation of knowledge and entrepreneurship,
  • acquisition of grants,
  • intellectual property rights
  • management of interdisciplinary projects.

  • participation fee is 595€

Please visit http://remat.tutech.eu/ for further details or contact Dr. Margarete Remmert-Rieper and Mrs. Silke Ludewigs at academy@tutech.de

Call for application: PhD program at the University of Perugia

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 June 19, 2018 Scholarship in Italy

The University of Perugia strongly promotes 17 Ph.D. programs. Each program has a reserved scholarship for foreigner students. All activites will be run mainly in English. Knowledge of the Italian language is therefore not required.

According to the recent QS ranking the University of Perugia is considered "High" in terms of "Research output".

  • The scholarship amount: 13.638,47€  per year (for three years)
  • the scholarship may be increased by up to 50% for periods spent at universities outside of Italy
  • For the second and third year, a budget of € 1363,84 p/year is also available  for research and mobility activities.

 

A description of the PhD programs is available at the link:

https://www.unipg.it/en/courses/phd-program

 

Calls for application: Singapore Internatinal Graduate Award (SINGA) & A*STAR Research Attachment Programme

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 June 14, 2018 Two PhD programs in Singapore

The Singapore International Graduate Award is a four-year doctoral program in Biomedical Sciences and Natural Sciences.

  • English-speaking
  • monthly proportionate payout of the annual scholarship of S$24,000
  • full payment of tuition fees
  • One time payout of S$2,500 setting-in capital

The A*STAR Research Attachment Programme offers the opportunity to spend up to 2 years of PhD at an A * STAR research facility.

  • English-speaking
  • Monthly scholarship of S$2,500
  • One time payout of S$2,500 setting-in capital
  • Conferenzesupport

 

Summer School: Communicating Science - still some spaces available!

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 June 06, 2018 Summer School for young researchers

June 13-15, 2018 a summer school on the subject "Communicating Science" will take place at the caesar research center in Bonn. The following questions will be dealt with:

  • How can I place my research in the media?
  • Which topics are interesting for the media and their representatives and how should I present them?
  • What options do I have to communicate directly with the public, even by using a blog or facebook?

Young researchers (doctoral candidates, postdocs) of the University of Bonn pay a reduced participation fee of 250€. Please inform us accordingly when you register. Please find further information on the Argelander Program for junior scientists at the University of Bonn here and information on the summer school here.

 

   

 

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McKinsey&Company: Perspective Top Management Consulting

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June 06, 2018 - Perspective top management consulting

On June 14 McKinsey&Company organizes an informative get-together at 6:30 pm for students and PhD students of all disciplines at the University of Bonn. It will be possible to gain insights into the exceptionally interdisciplinary and international working environment of the top managment consultancy.

You can sign up here until June 10.

 

International exchange and science in the time of Trump: internal views from the USA, Canada and Mexico on June 28, 2018 [in German]

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June 04, 2018 - Lecture and discussion section on June 28, 2018

DAAD on site: Heads of DAAD field offices on the North American continent report on the different effects of the last presidential election in the US on the academic and academic landscapes: new challenges and old prejudices, winners and losers and a few more.

Further information:

www.interkolleg.uni-bonn.de/de/veranstaltungen-mit-dem-daad/internationaler-austausch-und-wissenschaft-zu-zeiten-trumps-innenansichten-aus-den-usa-kanada-und-mexiko

Summer School: Communicating Science - still spaces available!

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 May 28, 2018 Summer School for young researchers

June 13-15, 2018 a summer school on the subject "Communicating Science" will take place at the ceasar research center in Bonn. The following questions will be dealt with:

  • How can I place my research in the media?
  • Which topics are interesting for the media and their representatives and how should I present them?
  • What options do I have to communicate directly with the public, even by using a blog or facebook?

Young researchers (doctoral candidates, postdocs) of the University of Bonn pay a reduced participation fee of 250€. Please inform us accordingly when you register. Please find further information on the Argelander Program for junior scientists at the University of Bonn here and information on the summer school here.

 

   

 

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Writing Ashram for PhDs and Post-Docs

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May 28.2018 - The Writing Ashram project – a monastery simulation for academics

The Writing Ashram project is located in the countryside near Berlin.

The daily schedule consists of defined writing times, physical exercises out in the nature, meditation sessions, inspirational breaks and counseling hours. This special work environment aims to help to deepen your concentration and change the way of write long-lasting.

Application deadline: 10.08.2018

Fee: 990€

Find here more information and registration: summer-university.udk-berlin.de

d-fine "Science in Finance" workshop

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May 25.2018 - Invitation to the "Science in Finance" workshop on November 7 to 9, 2018

The consulting company b-fine invites graduates of sciences, maths, computer science and economic sciences to a 2-day workshop with speeches about financial mathematics, a client’s project and progress reports of their consulting-practice.

Please register by September 10, 2018  via mail to d-fine directly.

For more detailed information see  http://www.d-fine.com/karriere/events-fuer-hochschulabsolventen/.

Nature Research Webinar 30 May

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May 24.2018 - Webinar from 10am & 5pm BST.

Nature Research are inviting journalism students, PhD students and postdocs to join and learn more about Nature Research and their editorial and publishing roles.

 Here is the link to register for the event: go.nature.com/2rhTZmO.

 

Writing Contest: The Impact of Corruption on the Economic Empowerment of Women

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May 23, 2018 - Writing Contest for Students

  • What is the impact of corruption on the economic empowerment of women?
  • What measures or solutions could be applied to avoid or diminish the impact of corruption on the economic empowerment of women?

These questions should be answered within the writing contest. Target audience are postgraduate students from Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, India and Mexico.

Submission deadline is July 2, 2018.

Please find further information here.


 

GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology

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May 17, 2018 - Summer School of Leibnitz Institute for the Social Sciences

On August 2nd to 24th, the 7th GESIS Summer School will take place in Cologne.

Topics:

  • Survey methodology
  • Research design
  • Data collection

Graduates, PhD students, post-docs, junior researchers and survey professionals from any relevant field can participate.

Find here more information about pricing and contents: www.gesis.org/angebot/veranstaltungen/gesis-training/summer-school/

 

d-fine Day West - Insight into the technical and technological consulting practice

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May 17, 2018 - Invitatopm to a half-day workshop for students, doctoral students and post-docs

On July 12, 2018, d-fine invites outstanding physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers as well as natural scientists and economists (m/f) to Dusseldorf to a half-day workshop with lectures and experience reports from technical and technological consulting practice.

d-find is an european consulting company with offices in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, London, Vienna and Zurich, offering strategy consulting, professional consulting and technology consulting.

"Berufsorientierung für Studierende und Promovierende. Was kommt nach der Uni?" - Date cancelled

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 May 07, 2018 Cancellation of the Career Center seminar


The seminar "Berufsorientierung für Studierende und Promovierende. Was kommt nach der Uni?" on May 17, 2018 has been canceled.

   

 

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Unexpected BCG Careers

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April 24, 2018 - Get to know the Boston Consulting Group 

 

The event Unexpected BCG Careers which takes place June 7 and 8 in Hamburg aims to enable excellent university students, PhD students and professionals of non-scientific fields to experience how they can contribute their professional expertise beyond the typical career pathway.

The closing date for application is May 11, 2018. Please find further information here.

 

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University of Bordeaux: Opportunities for visiting scholars

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April 24, 2018 - For researchers and professors

The University of Bordeaux is pleased to announce, within the framework of the Bordeaux Initiative of Excellence, the launch of a Visiting Scholars Call for applications.

This Call concerns researchers and professors, employed by non-French institutions, who wish to share their expertise in the development of research projects, training programs, higher education innovation and/or technology transfer within a Bordeaux laboratory or research department. 

 

Link to the Call for applications

  • More information on the Call for applications: consult the webpage
  • Duration of the stay: one to ten consecutive months
  • Period of the stay: between September 2018 and August 2019
  • Deadline to submit applications: 18th May 2018

 

   

 

 

 

Career guidance for students and doctoral candidates. What comes after the university?

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April 23,2018 - German speaking workshop

On May 17, 2018, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, the Career Center of the University of Bonn offers a workshop on career orientation:

In a first step, the participants reflect on their qualifications, strengths and talents and develop post-university strategies. In a second step, they design models of job scenarios and use these for professional orientation. In the final step, the ideas developed are examined for feasibility and feasibility and divided into clear steps that participants can tackle.
 

  • Location: Poppelsdorfer Allee 49, 1st floor, room 1.003, Bonn
  • Target group: Bachelor, Master, Staatsexamen and PhD students
  • Participation fee: 15,00 €
  • Deadline: 06.05.2018

 Find here more information and the application: https://cams.ukb.uni-bonn.de/public/UniBonn/career/vanmeldung.aspx?id=24

   

 

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Siemens Management Consulting: The Strategy Workshop

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April 19, 2018 - For Students and PhD Candidates

Are you a future leader?
Join SMC for an exclusive 2-day workshop for students and PhD candidates and gain insight into our analytical way of thinking.

Date: June 14–15, 2018, Barcelona
Application: by May 6, 2018 with CV, cover letter and credentials at siemens.com/smc/insights

   

 

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Forum Beruf: German-French Studies

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April 12, 2018 - Where to go after studying German-French Studies?

This question will be answered on Friday, 20 April 2018 from 16 p.m. (c.t.) in the ballroom of the main building of the University of Bonn.

Speakers:

  • Lena Ackermann, Wiss. Associate at Georg-August-University, Göttingen
  • Lena Kronenbürger, freelance journalist, August Sander Foundation / Editor-in-Chief of interview magazine 42, Paris / Cologne
  • Janin Tscheschel, Wiss. Associate at Inst. Für Sprach-, Medien- und Un. Musicology (focus: Viedopraxis) of the University of Bonn

Afterwards there will be the opportunity for a relaxed exchange of ideas.

d-finde Dinner Frankfurt

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April 11, 2018 - Insight into technical and technological consulting practice 

 

On June 7, 2018, d-fine invites outstanding physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers, as well as economists and natural scientists (m/f) to Frankfurt for the d-fine dinner.

D-fine is a European consulting firm with offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, London, Vienna and Zurich, which supports its clients in quantitative, process-related and technological challenges.

At a joint dinner, there is the opportunity to talk to the d-fine colleagues about project diversity, the day-to-day work in the counseling, the entry-level opportunities - whether internships or direct entry - and all other topics.

Find here more information: www.d-fine.com/karriere

 

Ringvorlesung Gründerwissen Summer term 2018

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April 08, 2018 - Lecture series for the preparation of the 6th Ideas Market "Best of Startups of the Region" on June 20, 2018


At the University of Bonn the "Ringvorlesung Gründerwissen" takes place again. Through four panel discussions, ideas for new startups should be motivated by positive examples.

Click here for the program.

 

Founding Seminar of the Association of German Art Historians: "The first steps - know how!"

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April 06, 2018 - Founding Seminar STARTER June 1 and 2, 2018

The founding seminar STARTER is aimed primarily at students of higher semesters and at graduates who want to be freelance or self-employed.

The seminar deals with basics of founding, focusing in particular on cultural conditions. No knowledge is required. The aim of the seminar is to make the participants fit for the first steps of the foundation and to sensitize them to key issues.

The seminar will address the following questions:
  •     How do I get from a business idea to a business model?
  •     Who is my customer?
  •     How do I differentiate myself from my competitor?
  •     How do I analyze the market?
  •     What is marketing and how do I use it successfully?
  •     What is a full cost accounting?
  •     What do I need to know about tax, accounting, insurance and financing?
  •     What is a business plan?
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Date: 01.06.18, 10-18 clock and 02.06.18, 9-16 clock

Find further information in the announcement and at www.kunsthistoriker.org or via e-mail to: simon@pausanio.de

 

 

 

 

 Promotion of Interdisciplinary Events in Natural Sciences

 

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April 3, 2018 - Begegnungszonen: Promotion of interdisciplinary events in Natural Sciences

Within the program "Begegnungszonen" the Joachim Herz Foundation supports an exchange across disciplines. Thereby young natural scientists get to know working methods of associated disciplines and are able to make new contacts.

Please find further details here.

   

 

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 Spring Issue of the Bonn Doctoral Bulletin now online

 

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March 19, 2018 - Spring Issue of the Bonn Doctoral Bulletin!

The Spring 2018 issue of the Bonn Doctoral Bulletin in online and covers the following topics:

  • Who is currently pursuing a doctorate in Bonn?
  • How can I actively shape my supervision relationship?
  • What are my perspectives with a doctorate in the humanities?
  • How can I finance the participation in an international conference?
  • For which workshops in the Promotion plus framework can I register now?

See www.bgznewsletter.uni-bonn.de for subscription and back issues of our quarterly newsletter Bonn Doctoral Bulletin.

   

 

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GRK 2064: Ph.D. positions



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March 07, 2018 -  Research Training Network GRK 2064: Ph.D. positions
 
The Research Training Network GRK 2064 "Water use efficiency and drought stress responses: From Abrabidopsis to Barley" invites applications for 7 three-year Ph.D. positions starting October/November 2018.

Applicants are expected to have completed their bachelor's and master's degrees in a life science subject or agriculture with very good grades, preferably with a focus on molecular plant sciences.

Please find further details here and the online application here.

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Registration Deadline Extended: "Doktorhut - Alles gut?!" - Event 2018



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March 06, 2018 -  Career perspectives after graduation in humanities
 
The event "Doktorhut - alles gut !?" gives you the opportunity to meet representatives of different professions
to get in touch. Experts from economy, science, science management, cultural mediation and public relations report on their experiences in workshops and give tips for a successful career start.

Target group: PhD students in humanities at the University of Bonn as well as prospective students

Number of participants: maximum 100 participants

Costs: 15,00 € / person

When: 05 April 2018, 09:00 - 16:00

Where: Main building, University of Bonn


Registration: Until 18.03.2018 via the registration form on the homepage of the Career Center:
www.careercenter.uni-bonn.de

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DAAD Post-Doc-Fellowship at John Hopkins University Washington, DC



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March 01, 2018 - 6 Forschungsstipendiem für 2018-2019
 

During the academic year 2018-2019 six post-doctoral fellowships will be awarded for an eleven (11) month period from September 2018 to July 2019.

Research focus will be on "The United States, Europe, and Global Order". Post-doctoral fellows focus on this topic during a regular series of seminars, peer review sessions, and opportunities for direct engagement with senior foreign policy practioners and leading scholars of statecraft and world order.

Requirements: Completed PhD, fluent English

Scholarship: up to $ 5,000 per month, office space at John Hopkins University

Application deadline: April 15, 2018

Click here for the detailed call.

 

 

INVITE: Current Call



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February 15, 2018 -  Current Call's deadline: April 16, 2018
 

INVITE is a doctoral programme of the University of Verona with a strong inter-sectoral, inter-disciplinary and international dimension.

INVITE offers a total of 14 PhD positions to train early-stage researchers in scientific disciplines within the following four main scientific domains:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Legal and Economic Sciences
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Natural and Engineering Sciences.

Find here more information: http://sites.centri.univr.it/invite/the-call/documents/

Applications must be submitted electronically by 16 April 2018 at 2 pm (Central Europe Time) through the dedicated submission system called PICA.

CIAS: Current Calls



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February 15, 2018 -  Current Call's deadline: March 15 and June 15, 2018
 

The Center für Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) in Bochum enables experts from science and practice to conduct projects in the field of digitization and Internet research, either individually or as part of a team. 

With the funding program the CAIS intends to play an active role of social, politival and economic change due to digitization and in particular to support the exchange between science and society.

Current calls:

  • Fellowships for academics, practioners and public figures who spend up to six months at the CAIS to carry out individual or joint projects
  • Working groups of two to twelve members that use CAIS resources for one-time or repeated meetings and collaborative work for up to two weeks each
  • Events such as conferences, workshops, colloquia or summer schools, which take place in Bochum.

 

 

 

Scholarship program for participation in the Fulbright American Studies Institute 2018



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February 13, 2018 -  Current Call's deadline: March 15, 2018
 

The doctoral program will sponsor four to six-month stays in the USA by young German junior researchers who are beginning their doctoral studies and who will conduct a research project at a U. S. university or academic institution as part of their doctoral thesis from October 2018 onwards.

The scholarship benefits include travel expenses, a maintenance fee of 1,600 Euro / month, health and accident insurance and the free application for the Fulbright J-1 visa.

Further information:

https://www.fulbright.de/programs-for-germans/nachwuchswissenschaftler-innenund-hochschullehrer-innen/doktorandenprogramm

 

Scholarship program for participation in the Fulbright American Studies Institute 2018



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January 19, 2018 -  Love and Rage: The 1960s and contemporary U.S. Culture and Politics
 

For university teachers, PhD students and Postdocs whose teaching and / or research activities are in the field of humanities or social sciences - with a clear reference to America - an interdisciplinary advanced training seminar is offered.

Organized at San Francisco State University from September 15-29, 2018, this year's theme is Love and Rage: The 1960s and Contemporary. Culture and Politics "

Detailed information on the scholarship program and application documents are available at
https://www.fulbright.de/programs-for-germans/nachwuchswissenschaftler-innenund-hochschullehrer-innen/american-studies-institute

The application deadline is February 28, 2018.

 

 University-Competition for the science year 2018



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January 17, 2018 -  Working Worlds of the Future - University Competition for Young Scientists
 

In the "University-Competition for the Science Year 2018 - Working Worlds of the Future", students, doctoral candidates and junior researchers from all disciplines are invited to develop projects on the theme of the Science Year. These should make the social significance of research for the citizens understandable in an interactive way and inform about relevant research results on the topic "Working worlds of the future".

  • Prize money: 10,000 euros
  • Deadline: 11th February 2018

Further information:
http://www.hochschulwettbewerb.net/wettbewerb/

  

Evonik Stiftung Scholarship


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January 9, 2018 - Scholarship for natural science students

The Evonik Foundation exclusively supports natural science students preparing master's, doctoral, and post-doctoral theses. In providing scholarships, they seek to support individuals academically as well as personally. Their goal is to sponsor talented up-and-coming researchers.

The funding priorities for 2018:

Organosilicones:

  • Synthesis
  • Cross linking
  • Phase behaviour & material properties
  • Fillers

Should the funding priorities match your research project, then please submit a summary of your project without delay (phase 1). If you receive a positive response, this will ensure that you still have enough time to submit all necessary application documents (phase 2) by February 28, 2018.

Please find further information here.


 

Happy New Year!



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January 3, 2018 - Greetings from BGZ

We wish all PhD students, colleagues at the University of Bonn, students and guests a happy new year 2018!

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IPID4all: New Announcements for PhD-Students



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22. Dezember 2017 - Current Announcements of IPID4All for 2018

In order to increase the internationalisation of BIGS-PhD-students, the International PhD Program in Bonn IPID4all offers new calls for 2018:

 

  • Funding of the participation in international conferences by doctoral researchers. 
  • Stipends to invite research alumni back to the University of Bonn for a research stay in anniversary year 2018 within the Bonn Researcher-Alumni Strategy
  • Support for doctoral workshops as part of the IPID4all program promoted by the DAAD. 
  • Stipends to invite international supervisors take part in bi-national doctorate proceedings as part of the IPID4all program promoted by the DAAD. 

Further information and the application can be found on our IPID4all webseite.

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December 18, 2017 - Announcement 

 

The prize is annually announced for excellent papers in Natural Sciences (Biological Evolution, Paleontology, Botanic, Sea Biology and Cosmology) with the aim to spread the knowledge of their discipline to society.

 

Application deadline is 31 January 2018.

Find further information here: http://www.grueter-stiftung.de/bewerbung.html

Announcement of the WBG-Doctoral-Student-Scholarship 2018/2019



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December 18, 2017 - WBG-Scholarship

 

The WBG-Doctoral-Student-Scholarship 2018/2019 consists of a monthly grant of 900,-€ for a period of two years, starting on 1 April 2018. 

The scholarship holder receives a renewal contract to publish the dissertation in the program of the WBG.

Application deadline ist 31 December 2017.

 

Further details, information about the requirements and the application can be found here:

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Bertha Benz Prize 2018



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December 13, 2017 - Bertha Benz Prize 2018 for female engineers 

 

With the award, the foundation acknowledges excellent achievements of graduates in engineering and at the same time motivates female students to pursue an engineering degree

Further details, information about the requirements and the application can be found here

 

 

 

Homoepathy: Doctoral Scholarships for Doctors/Scientists



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December 7, 2017 - Scholarship from the Karl and Veronica Carstens-Foundation

The Karl and Veronica Carstens-Foundation offers up to three doctoral scholarships in the area of basic research in homoepathy. The scholarship is supposed to enable the docotral candidates to work full time on their doctorate.

Please finde further details and information concerning the conditions and application here.

 

Information Event on Dezember 7, Topmanagament Consulting?! McKinsey introduces itself.



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December 4, 2017 - Invitation for  excellent stundents and doctoral students  

The information event is adressed to all outstanding students and doctoral students of all non-economic sciences of the University of Bonn, who would like to gain a first impression of McKinsey and its career prospects in a relaxed atmosphere.

When? 7. Dezember 2017, 18:15 Uhr

Where? University of Bonn, lecture hall 17

 

Recruiting events for students and doctoral students can always be found on the Career Center hompage: https://www.uni-bonn.de/einrichtungen/careercenter/fuer-studierende/Karriereveranstaltungen/recruiting-events

 

New Colleague in the Bonn Graduate Center



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December 4, 2017 - Welcome to Dr Alina Geiger

Today we warmly welcome our new Colleague and project manager in doctoral student registration at the Bonn Graduate Center!

You will find Dr Geiger in the Alte Sternwarte, Poppelsdorfer Allee 47 in Bonn, 1st floor in room 1.004. You can reach her by phone via 0228-73-60222 and by mail via geiger@verwaltung.uni-bonn.de.

We are looking forward to the cooperation and wish Dr Geiger a great start at the Bonn graduate Center!

 

 

      

Welcome Event for Doctoral Researchers

 

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November 23, 2017 - Invitation to our Welcome Event

The Bonn Graduate Center and the International Office would like to warmly welcome new and other interested doctoral researchers to the University of Bonn. The networking event aims to inform you about the numerous support offerings at the university and put you in touch with your colleagues.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017
5 p. m. – 7 p. m.
Festsaal, University Main Building,
Regina-Pacis-Weg 3, 53113 Bonn
 

See here our Flyer and the event's website.

Please register for the event by November 29, 2016 via form.

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German speaking workshop series "Gründerwissen" winter term 17/18

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November 23, 2017 - Invitation to the german speaking workshop series in the winter semester 17/18

All workshops on founding knowledge and further information:
 


 

  Registrations by e-mail to wellen@uni-bonn.de


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Call: Deutscher Studienpreis 2018


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November 22, 2017 - latest call for the "Deutscher Studienpreis"

The competition is aimed at doctoral students of all disciplines, who in 2017 presented an excellent dissertation of special social significance. It is under the auspices of the President of the Bundestag and, with three top prizes of € 25,000 each, is among the most highly endowed German young talent awards

Application Deadline is March 1, 2018.

 

Einsendeschluss für die aktuelle Ausschreibung ist der 1. März 2018.

Dissertation and report may be in German or English, competition entry and abstract must be written in German.

Further Information: www.studienpreis.de

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JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship and Summer Program in Japan


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November 22, 2017 - latest call for the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdocoral Fellowship:

Applications are open to postdoctoral students from Germany who completed their doctorates not longer than 6 years ago.
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship gives you the opportunity to conduct your own chosen research project in cooperation with a self-selected academic host at a university or selected national research institution in Japan.

Two different funding lines for a stay in Japan are distinguished by the JSPS: Short Term with a duration of 1-12 months and Standard with a duration of 12-24 months.

Further information: https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/jsps-stipendium-postdoc.html

 

JSPS Summer-Program:

PhD students, bachelor graduates at the end of their master's degree and Postdocs (graduation not longer than 6 years ago) can apply.

Duration: June 12 - August 22, 2018

Applications to the DAAD must be submitted by January 15, 2018.

Further Information: https://www.daad.de/ausland/studieren/stipendium/de/70-stipendien-finden-und-bewerben/?status=&target=&subjectGrps=&daad=&q=jsps%20summer&page=1&detail=10000362

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Invitation to the 5th Career Day of the Career Center of the University of Bonn, December 6, 2017


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November 16, 2017 - The Career Center invites you to its Career Day!

For the fith time, the Career Center of the University of Bonn invites you to its Career Day at Dies Academicus in the main building of the University of Bonn.

Students and graduates are invited to get information about the topic of career orientation and career entry in lectures and infoamtion stands.

Admission is free!

 

Further information: www.careercenter.uni-bonn.de

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 Announcement fot the Maecenata-Research quorum


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10. November 2017 - Institute for  Philanthropy and Civil Society Research in Berlin

The Maecenata Institute for Philanthropy and Civil Society Research invites researchers from all disciplines - who write their academic degree and qualification papers related to civil society issues - to apply.

The Collegium enables collegiate students to interact with each, so that they can exchange views even beyond the meetings and to support each other at various stages of their thesis. This is intended to promote their network formation, to optimize the quality of the work and to increase confidence in the relevance of their own topics.

The research college is held four times a year at the Maecenata Institute in Berlin.
A regular participation is required, but in special circumstances a one-time visit may be possible.

The next event takes place December 15, 2017.


See further Information at www.maecenata.eu/forschungscollegium

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German-Language Workshop: "Dissertations-Abschluss und Profilstärkung zum Berufseinstieg"


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November 8, 2017 - "Dissertations-Abschluss und Profilstärkung zum Berufseinstieg

The workshop offered by the Interantional Office is aimed at doctoral candidates during their second year of their doctorate or later that consider an employment in Germany or a german company.

The number of participants is limited to 12. Please register by contacing sandra.papel@uni-bonn.de.

Please find further information here.

 

 

 

 

   


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2018 Geoverbund ABC/J Young Academics Award


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November 8, 2017 - Geoverbund  Young Academics Award

2018 Geoverbund ABC/J will for the eighth time be presenting the Geoverbund ABC/J young academics award in recognition of outstanding, innovative, and interdisciplinary research in the field of geosciences, including geography. First prize is endowed with € 1,000 in prize money.

All scientists are eligible to apply whose competition entry is based or was developed at an institute connected to Geoverbund ABC/J. The doctoral degree should have been completed no longer than three years ago. In addition, you also have the opportunity to nominate suitable candidates for the research prize.

Applications/nominations are now possible; closing date is February 15, 2018.

Please find further information here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


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German-language Winter School February 2018 in Bochum


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November 2, 2017 - Bochum Winter School

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum offers a german speaking Winter School Program regarding topics of empirical social research.

Find here the course program.

 

Research Award of the Roman Herzog Institute Social Market Economy 2018


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02. November 2017 - Research Award of the Roman Herzog Institute

The Roman Herzog Institute annually awards the Roman Herzog Research Prize for Social Market Economy, worth a total of € 35,000.

 

The prize is awarded to three junior scientists of all disciplines who, in their dissertations or habilitations, deal with the further development of the social market economy and regulatory issues of the future.

 

Application Period ends December 31, 2017.

 

Please find more information here:

http://www.romanherzoginstitut.de/forschungspreis/

 


GESIS Training Courses for winterterm 2017/18


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October 30, 2017 New GESIS Workshop program

The Leibnitz-Institute for Social Sciences has announced its new course program for winter term 2017/18, as well as the first workshops for the summer term and summer school.

Please find more information here: www.gesis.org/workshops

The International Max Planck Research School for Brain and Behavior: 15 fully-funded PhD training and research positions in Neurosciences


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October 27, 2017 IMPRS for Brain and Behavior

As one of the founding members of the IMPRS for Brain and Behavior, the Center for Advanced European Studies and Research (caesar) announces the next round of student recruitment starting September 1st.

The IMPRS for Brain and Behavior offers a 3-year, English language structured PhD traning and research program in neurosciences with both theoretical and hands-on training in a large range of cutting-edge techniques.

Application Period ends December 1st. Please find more information here: www.imprs-brain-behavior.mpg.de

 

 

 

 

 

   

German-Language Workshop "Vielfalt@BCG" Frankfurt - December 14 & 15, 2017


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Oktober 26,  2017 - Workshop of the BCG (The Boston Consulting Group)

At BCG, the most diverse personalities, disciplines and schools of thought meet each other.

Experience this diversity in practice and discover within a leadership training, how you can undertake management functions in an interdisciplinary team right from the start.

Application deadline is November 17, 2017.

See further information here: vielfaltatbcg.bcg.de
 

 

 

 

 

 

   


Careers with a Doctorate - A Day for International Researchers - 11 October 2017


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September 29, 2017 - Careers with a Doctorate

The event organized by the Bonn Graduate Center and the Internati
onal Offi ce invites international doctoral and postdoctoral researchers
at the University of Bonn to enhance their own profi le.
 

Are you interested in discovering
what hidden talents or skill set you may possess? You are
welcome to learn how to present and exploit your various (nonacademic)
skills for future job applicati ons and positi ons.

Please find more information on our Flyer,

and resgister here for the event by 4 October 2017:

https://www.uni-bonn.de/research/portal-for-doctoral-and-postdoctoral-researchers/for-doctoral-researchers/international-doctoral-studies/Careers_with_a_Doctorate_2017

 

      

  

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6th docoral panel of Leipzig - "Leipziger Doktorandenforum" - February 2018



 

 
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September 29, 2017 - Invitation to the 6th doctoral panel of Leipzig - "Leipziger Doktorandenforum"

 

The veterinary faculty of the University of Leipzig invites not only docoral students from veterinary faculties, but any doctoral student whose dissertation subject is associated with animal research to their 6th doctoral panel in February 2018.

Find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/505349876508657/

and register via mail to doktorandenforum_leipzig@yahoo.de until 15 October 201!

 

New "Promotion plus"-Program is online now!


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September 25, 2017 - Program "Promotion plus"

 

Please find the new "Promotion plus"-Program with a broad variety of workshops online now.

For an overview of the course offerings and registration see here.

 

 

 

The new edition of the "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is online now!


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September 25, 2017 - Newsletter Bonn Graduate Center

The "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is published four times a year and informs about important issues concerning doctoral studies, our skills training program "Promotion plus", current support and funding opportunities offered bei the Graduate Center and more.

 Enjoy reading!

      

  

Newsletter September 2017

 

Perspectives and chances für young scientists: national and international funding oppotunities



 

 
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September 4, 2017 - Invitation to the information event on October 4, 2017 in the main university building:

Subjects:

  • Funding opportunities at the University of Bonn
  • EU research funding for post-docs
  • DFG funding
  • Funding opportunities of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Funding opportunities of the DAAD

A binding registration to be made by e-mail to s.heinze@uni-bonn.de

or

per online form at http://www3.uni-bonn.de/forschung/euroconsult/veranstaltungskalender

Deadline ist September 29. The number of participants is limited and will be taken into account in the order they were received.

 

 

 

 

Conference: "Kurswechsel"


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September 4, 2017 - "Kurswechsel": Career Conference for female (post-) doctoral students

 

On September 28 the Career Conference "Kurswechsel" takes place at Campus Westend at the Goethe-University Frankfurt. It is addressed to female (post-) doctoral students and enables them to get to know representatives from economy, industry and non-University research.

Please find a brochure here.

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Current call for the doctoral program of the Fulbright Commissoin


    
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Septemver 4, 2017 – End of the current call for the doctoral program of the Fulbritght Commission on September 15, 2017
 
The doctoral program promotes research stays in the USA lasting four to six months for young german scientists, who are at the beginning of their doctorate and conduct a research project at a U.S. university or scientific institution as part of their dissertation beginning in April 2018.
 
The scholarship benefits include travel expenses, a maintenance fee of 1,600€ per month, health and accident insurance and the free application for the Fulbright J-1 visa.
 

 

 

 

Save-the-Date - October 11, 2017!


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Augst 1, 2017 - Careers with a Doctorate - A Day for International Researchers

The event organized by the Bonn Graduate Center and the International Office invites international doctoral and postdoctoral researchers.

Young researchers mostly appreciate their own academic skills and profound knowledge but often aren’t aware of their vast potential
beyond the scientific scope. Are you interested in discovering what hidden talents or skill set you may possess? You are welcome
to learn how to present and exploit your various (non-academic) skills for future job applications and positions. Afterwards we would
like to invite you to stay for a get-together and free dinner reception.
 
October 11, 2017
2 p.m. – 8 p.m. (incl. dinner reception)
Please save the date!
 
Further information and registration for the event will follow in September 2017.

 

      

  

Bochumer Summer School Empirische Sozialforschung (August 23 to 26, 2017)


    
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 August 1, 2017 – Bochumer Summer School Empirische Sozialforschung at Ruhr University Bochum

 

Free spots are available in the following courses (all courses are held in German):

 

  1. Quantitative Auswertungen mit SPSS (W. Voß), August, 23 till 26. August, room GBCF 04/252

  2. Explorativ-interpretatives Forschungsprojekt gestalten (P. Stegmaier), August, 23 and 24, room GBCF 04/611

  3. Grounded Theory for Beginners (P. Stegmaier), August 25 and 26, room GBCF 04/611

  4. Gewusst wie: Planung und Durchführung qualitativer Forschungsinterviews (S. Friese), August 23 and 24, room GBCF 614

  5. Computergestützte qualitative Datenanalyse: Eine Einführung (S. Friese), August 25 and 26, room GBCF 614

  6. The Joy of Research – Mit innerer Stärke und Forschungsfreude die Forschungsarbeit voranbringen (M. Rudlof), August 23 and 24, room (t.b.a.)

  7. Erfolgreich kommunizieren in der Wissenschaft – mit Passion, Überzeugungskraft & Leichtigkeit (M. Rudlof),August 25 and 26, room (t.b.a.)

  8. Workshop Ethnographie/Teilnehmende Beobachtung (C. Preiser), August 23 and 24, room (t.b.a.)

  9. Workshop Aufarbeitung Ethnographischer Daten (C. Preiser),August 25 and 26, room (t.b.a.)

All workshops are open to researchers of all subject areas, doctoral candidates and students. They are for beginners and advanced learners. In most workshops you are welcome to bring own material and work on it.

 

Please find more information here: https://www.bochumer-summer-winter-school.de/

 

 

 

The new edition of the "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is online now!


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05/06/2017 - Newsletter Bonn Graduate Center

The "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is published four times a year and informs about important issues concerning doctoral studies, our skills training program "Promotion plus", current support and funding opportunities offered bei the Graduate Center and more.

 Enjoy reading!

      

  

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PhD position: Neurology University Hospital Bonn


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22.06.2017 - PhD Position: Molecular neurolipid pathology in Alzheimer disease

The laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology in Department of Neurology is looking for a PhD Student. The Position is available now and will be funded by the DFG until the end of April 2020.

Please send your application to Dr. Naoto Oikawa.

      

  


  

 

Conference: "Kurswechsel"


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22.06.2017 - "Kurswechsel": Career Conference for female (post-) doctoral students

 

On September 28 the Career Conference "Kurswechsel" takes place at Campus Westend at the Goethe-University Frankfurt. It is addressed to female (post-) doctoral students and enables them to get to know representatives from economy, industry and non-University research.

Please find a brochure here.

      Kurswechsel

  


  

 

Invitation to Tender: Maecenata Foundation


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08.06.2017 - Tender for Maecenata Foundation

 

 The Maecenata Institute for philantrophy and civil society research invites researchers of all disciplines - that write their final or qualification work relating to topics of civil society - to apply. 

The research college takes places for times a year and offers the opportunity to present or discuss their works or it's intermediate status.

Please find the tender here, and further Information here.

      Maegenata

  


  

 

 

New "Promotion plus"-Program is online now!


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16.03.2017 - Program "Promotion plus"

 

Please find the new "Promotion plus"-Program with a broad variety of workshops online now.

For an overview of the course offerings and registration see here.

 

 

May we invite you to Tokyo?


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16.03.2017 - Research Alumni Conference

 

Apply by May 15 if you are interested in participating in the Research Alumni Conference in Tokyo focusing on “Internationalization in Doctoral Education”.

The two day conference in Tokyo will take place on October 7 and 8 and is funded through the Alexander von Humboldt Foun-dation. The Bonn Graduate Center supports the partici-pation of three doctoral researchers – travel expenses and two nights in the conference hotel will be covered.

 

Find out how to apply for the conference in Tokyo by May 15, here.

      

  

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The new edition of the "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is online now!


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16.03.2017 - Newsletter Bonn Graduate Center

The "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is published four times a year and informs about important issues concerning doctoral studies, our skills training program "Promotion plus", current support and funding opportunities offered bei the Graduate Center and more.

 Enjoy reading!

      

  

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Summer School "Northeast Asia in History, Politics, Culture and Economics"

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16.03.2017 - BIGS Oriental and Asian Studies Summer School welcomes interested particpants
 
The BIGS-OAS summer school 2017 provides the participants with basic insights into the political as well as social and cultural history of Northeast Asia. Its main focus is on the current situation, i.e. the development of the 20th century up to the present. The students shall come to an understanding of the present state of affairs, which gives rise to great hopes and serious 
concerns. In order to do this we will look deeper into political, social and economic developments, primarily in China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia.  
 
Please find the program and more information here. 
      

  

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GESIS Workshops: Summer 2017 - Registration now open!

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28.03.2017 - Continuing Education Events of the GESIS-Leibniz-Institute

In summer 2017 two scientific continuing education events of the GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences take place in Cologne. The offerings are aimed at scientists, especially PhD students. Registration is possible now.

Dates;

37th GESIS seminar on methodology July, 10-28

 

6th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology August, 3-25

      

 

 

 

  

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Workshops - PhD & Research in Australia

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16.03.2017 - Workshops: PhD & Research in Australia

The GOstralia! Research Centre offers workshops on successful organisation and financing of a research stay in Australia.

Please find more information here.

      

  

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GOstralia! Research Centre - Research Scholarships 2017/18

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16.03.2017 - two PhD scholarships for the University of Adelaide

The GOstralia! Research Centre provides two PhD scholarships for 2017/18. The subject-related research-scholarships cover the study fees and costs of living for 3-4 years of PhD studys at the University of Adelaide.

Please find more information here.

      

  

GOstralia 

 

 

women&work - Career-Fair and Congress

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07.03.2017 - Europe's biggest career-event for women

 

For students, graduates, experienced specialists, career-break-returnees, leaders or just ambitious persons - at the women&work fair you can come into contact with more than 120 employers.

Furthermore the women&work provides:

  • more than 50 speeches
  • career-talks
  • company and MINT-Slam
  • networking
  • career counselling
  • CV-check 

 

There is the possibility to have a four-eye-meeting to position your own strengths and talents, for which a registration until June 12 is needed.

See more information at www.womenandwork.de

      

 

 

 

 


 

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FameLab Germany 2017 - Talking Science

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12.01.2017 - FameLab Germany enters its seventh year

One of the most fun and entertaining science communication competetions returns to Germany. The first round will take place on Thursday, March 23rd in Bielefeld. Scientists from 21 years of age in the fields of natural science, technology, computer science, mathematics, medical science and psychology may participate. 

Registration is now possible until March 9th.

See further information and the possibility to register on www.famelab-germany.de.

 

 

      

 

 

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Merry Christmas!


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22.12.2016
 

The Bonn Graduate Center wishes everyone a merry christmas and a happy new year!

 

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Newsletter & Doctoral Students Survey


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21.12.2016 - latest BGZ Newsletter  und Doctoral Students Survey
 
A lot has happened in the last few months - find our new BGZ team members, the networking congress "Careers in german Academia" and the latest upgrades of the "Promotion Plus" program, as well as the newest anouncements and promotion measures of the IPID4all program here in our newsletter!
 
The BGZ is conducting a doctoral students survey again this year - this time about international Contacts during the doctorate.
 
How important do you think are international contacts and experience abroad?
 
Please participate here until January 31, 2017.
Among all participants eBook readers and vouchers of the University's shop will be drwan.
 
 

 

 Workshop "im Job-Interview überzeugen - Simulation von Vorstellungsgesprächen"

 

    
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21.12.16 - Job-Interview Training of the Career Center - still places available

The german-speaking workshop focusses on conversational skills within a Job-interview, as well as nonverbal communication and the appearance of the applicants. After a short theoretical input practical exercises on response strategies regarding professional, personal and general questions within a Job-Interview will be emphasized.

The workshop is creditable with 8 points in the Promotion-Plus program and takes place from 8:00 until 18:30.

Participation fee: 70,00€

Please register until January 10, 2017

 

See further Information and registration here.

 

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short Term)

 

    
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20.12.16 - JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Prgramme (Short Term)

In cooperation with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) the program enables high qualified young researchers and doctoral students from germany a short-term research stay in Japan.

See further information here.

Please register by January 1st, 2017 or April 30, 2017.

JSPS Summer Program short-term scholarship for Master  & Doctoral Students & Post-Docs

 

    
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20.12.16 - Short-term scholarships for Doctoral Students and Post Docs for the JSPS Summer Program in Japan

The aim of the program is to give german graduates an insight into the japanese culture and knowledge landscape to gain experience in the japanese research environment.

Duration of the Stay: June 13 until August 23, 2017.

Please register by January 15, 2017.

See further information here and on the flyer attached.

 

"Science in Finance" Workshop

 

    
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20.12.16 - Invitation to the "Science in Finance" workshop on March 22 & 23

The consulting company b-fine invites graduates of sciences, maths, computer science and economic sciences to a 2-day workshop with speeches about financial mathematics, case studies and progress reports of their consulting-practice.

Please register by January 23, 2017 via mail to d-fine directly.

For more detailed information see http://www.d-fine.com/karriere/events-fuer-hochschulabsolventen/.

 

 

 

     

Welcome Event for International Doctoral Researchers

 

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21.11.2016 - The Bonn Graduate Center and the International Office would like to warmly welcome new and other interested international doctoral researchers to the University of Bonn. The networking event aims to inform you about the numerous support offerings at the university and put you in touch with your colleagues.

Monday, 5 December 2016
5 p. m. – 7 p. m. with Glühwein Reception
Festsaal, University Main Building,
Regina-Pacis-Weg 3, 53113 Bonn
 

Please register for the event by November 27, 2016 via form!

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  Workshop "Promovieren mit Erfolg" for International Doctoral Researchers

 

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21.11.2016 - Thesis Finalizing Management and Profile Reinforcement for your career start 

The german-language workshop offered by the International Office targets international doctoral researchers in or from the 2nd PhD year and will take place december 2, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the International Office. The instructor is Dr. Anouschka Strang.

 
 Please register for the event by November 28, 2016 via sandra.groeger@uni-bonn.de.

     

 

GESIS Spring Seminar “Causal Inference with Observational Data”

 

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18.11.2016 - 46th GESIS Spring Seminar "Casual Inference with Observational Data"

The seminar is a teaching program for social scientists held in Cologne March 6-24, 2017, consiting of three training courses for social scientists (and researchers from neighboring disciplines) interested in advanced techniques of data analysis and in the application of these techniques to data including lectures and hands-on exercises.

Please find the detailed program, information about location, fees, accomodation and the registration here.

 

Klaus Tschira Award

 

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16.11.2016 - The Klaus Tschira Award for Comprehensible Science

The Klaus Tischra foundation looks for young researchers, who describe their extraordinary research illustratively and comprehensibly. The best paper will be awarded the Klaus Tschira Award, named 'KlarText'.

Please find more information here. Entry deadline is February 28, 2017.

 

Moving into the "Old Observatory"

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15.11.2016 - Today the Bonn Graduate Center moved into the  Alte Sternwarte ("Old Observatory").

Now you can find us here:

Poppelsdorfer Alle 47
53115 Bonn

 

Orientation Counselling for the Career Start

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31.10.2016 - Deadline extension for the orientation counselling

Orientation counselling for the career start - Offer of the Career Center of the University of Bonn in cooperation with the Agentur für Arbeit Bonn. You can register for a 45 minutes lasting individual consultation in which you will discuss your questions regarding your career start. The consultation will be in GERMAN.

Deadline to register for the counselling on November 22 is now  November 13, 2016.

https://www.uni-bonn.de/einrichtungen/careercenter

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New team member Joana Bürger-John joins the Bonn Graduate Center

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05.10.2016 -  Baton change: Alice Blanksma (left) hands over to our new team member Joana Bürger-John. Alice supported us fantastically for two years and we wish our trusted colleague all the best for her future! We are very happy to welcome Joana who is with us since October 1, 2016. Joana is joining us from the Welcome Centre at the University of Bonn. As event manager she will especially by a point of contact regarding our skills and training program Promotion plus.

Alice und Joana

  

 

Registration for "Careers in German Academia" now open!

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05.10.2016 -  "Careers in German Academia - A Day for International Doctoral Researchers" specifically addresses the interests and needs of international doctoral and postdoctoral researchers at the University of Bonn.


The event is organized by Bonn Graduate Center, the International Office, the Department for Research Support and the Welcome Center. The day will offer information on the academic landscape in Germany as well as on funding opportunities for research projects beyond the
doctorate.

Please register for the event by October 14 here!

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The third edition of the "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is online now!

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15.09.2016 - The "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is published four times a year and informs about important issues concerning doctoral studies, about our skills training program “Promotion plus”, about current support and funding opportunities offered by the Graduate Center and more.

Enjoy reading!

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Last Minute Calls by the Bonn Graduate Center with Deadline September 30

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30.08.2016 - In the framework of the successful program "IPID4all" (International promovieren in Deutschland - für alle) the Bonn Graduate Center is offering a number of fundings. There will be awards for international second supervisors visiting Bonn, doctoral workshops, invitations to Bonn research alumni and international conference participation of Bonn doctoral researchers. For the first time, the Bonn Graduate Center will also fund one-month research stays abroad.

Please find all calls with Deadline September 30 here.

 

We are looking forward to numerous applications!

    
 

 

Check out our new informative clip: "First Steps towards your Doctorate at the University of Bonn"

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02.08.2016 -  The Bonn Graduate Center's new clip "First Steps towards your Doctorate at the University of Bonn" offers prospective doctoral students information on the most important formal aspects towards a doctorate at the University of Bonn.

 

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Information event "Careers in German Academia - A Day for International Researchers"

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28.07.2016 -  The Bonn Graduate Center, in cooperation with the International Office, the Department for Research Support and the Welcome Center, offers the information event "Careers in German Academia - A Day for International Researchers". It is meant to inform young international academics about career opportunities and life in Germany.

Please find more information here.

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Until mid-July: Doctoral scholarships for Lucca/Italy!

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28.06.2016 - IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca offers a multidisciplinary PhD program that integrates scientific competences of economis, engineering, computer science, neurosciences and behavioral psychology, physics, applied physics and mathematics, statistics and cultural heritage.

Applications can be submitted until 13 July 2016.

Please find more information  here.

 

Until July 10: New funding opportunities offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

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22.06.2016 - In the framework of the successful program "IPID4all" (International promovieren in Deutschland - für alle) the Bonn Graduate Center is offering a number of fundings.There will be awards for international second supervisors visiting Bonn, doctoral workshops, invitations to Bonn research alumni and international conference trips of Bonn doctoral students.

Please find information here.

    

 

The second edition of the "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is online now!

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17.06.2016 - The "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is published four times a year and informs about important issues concerning doctoral studies, about our skills training program “Promotion plus”, about current support and funding opportunities offered by the Graduate Center and more.

Enjoy reading!

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Bonn Graduate Center certificate "Promotion plus" awarded for the first time!

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04.05.2016 – Bonn Graduate Center is delighted to award their certificate "Promotion plus" for the first time. This certificate lists the workshops and seminars doctoral students can attend in the framework of the Skills Training Program.

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Birte Ahrens (Vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie) as well as Ivana and Milos Mirosavic (Geographie) presenting their certificates.

 

DIES und DAS - "Forum young academics" at Dies Academicus

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04.05.2016 - At Dies Academicus, the "Forum young academics" allows young scholars to present their research results and ideas to a larger audience. Inspired by the "Science Year 2016/17 – Seas and Oceans", the superordinate topic is "Water matters". Presentations will be in German and English.

Please find more information here

    

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German preselection for the international ideas competition "Falling Walls Lab" at Jülich Research Center

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04.05.2016 - The German preselection for the international ideas competition "Falling Walls Lab" gives  master and doctoral students, postdocs and young entrepreneurs the opportunity to submit a research project, a business idea or a social initiative untill 13.05. 2016 and present it on 04.07.2016 at Jülich research Center. The successful candidate will present their idea in November in Berlin to leading academic, economic, and social innovators!

Please find more information here.

 

University contest "Science Year 2016/17 – Seas and Oceans"

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04.05.2016 - The "Science Year 2016/17 - Seas and Oceans" - initiated by the German Ministry of Education and research - gives young scholars working on various topics concerning seas and oceans the opportunity to present a research or study project. The best proposals will be generously awarded!

Please find more information here

 

New newsletter for doctoral researchers at Bonn University!

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17.03.2016 - The first issue of the "Bonn Doctoral Bulletin" is now online. The Bonn Graduate Center's newsletter for doctoral researchers is published four times a year. The Bonn Doctoral Bulletin informs about important issues concerning doctoral studies, about our skills training program “Promotion plus”, about current support and funding opportunities offered by the Graduate Center and more.

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New Course Program "Promotion plus" Now Online!

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17.03.2016 - The new summer program "Promotion plus" offers a broad varierty of workshops and seminars for doctoral researchers. Please find an overview of the offerings as well as course registration here.

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How Happy are Doctoral Researchers in Bonn?

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15.03.2016 –  The large doctoral survey conducted in fall 2014 targeted this question. The answers given by more than 1,200 participants have now been evaluated and can be looked up in the detailed survey results (in German). The current rectorate lead by rector Michael Hoch wants to ensure doctoral researchers have the best possible conditions in Bonn. For this reason, the rectorate has already taken measures in reaction to the feedback voiced in the doctoral survey. The Bonn Graduate Center will expand its offerings within the training and orientation program “Promotion plus”, particularly in English. A new newsletter will keep doctoral researchers informed on new developments and news. The rectorate has additionally decided to strengthen the Bonn International Graduate Schools and to implement new support formats for doctoral researchers.

 

Ph.D. Movie 2 at Bonn University

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15.03.2016 – In April 2016, the Ph.D. Movie 2 is coming to Bonn. With support from the Bonn University Society the Department for Corporate Communications proudly presents the second part of the movie by Jorge Cham, author of the popular Ph.D. Comics, in which the worries and and hardships of graduate students' life is described in an entertaining way. The screenings in English language will take place here:

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 6 p.m.
Wolfgang Paul Lecture Hall, Kreuzbergweg 28, 53115 Bonn

Monday, 25 April 2016, 6 p.m.
University main building, Auditorium I, Regina-Pacis-Weg 3, 53113 Bonn

All members of the University of Bonn are cordially invited, in particular all doctoral and graduate students.

Please find more information here.

    

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Delighted winners: Two eBook Readers drawn among participants of the international doctoral researchers' survey

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17.02.2016 – The Bonn Graduate Center is happy to announce the results of the raffle for participants in the international doctoral researchers' survey: Ms Fayrouz El Maddah (Pharmaceutical Biology) and Mr Hatem Abdelhalim  (Electrochemistry) each won one high-quality eBook Reader. Congratulations!

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The international doctoral researchers’ survey 2015 was conducted subsequently to the online survey among all Bonn doctoral researchers and specifically targeted the interests and needs of international doctoral staudents at the University of Bonn. The results of both surveys will be published soon.

 

Open call for conference participations and stipends to invite international supervisors

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28.01.2016 - The Bonn Graduate Center is happy to continue its support for international research activities of doctoral researchers within the DAAD funded program “International Promovieren in Deutschland – for all (IPID4all)“. You are welcome to apply for the funding of participation in an international conference as well as for stipends to invite international supervisors to take part in bi-national doctoral proceedings in Bonn. Please find both announcements and the online application forms here. Deadline for both calls is February 29, 2016. We are looking forward to your applications!

 

Participate in FameLab!

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28.01.2016 - The British council is hosting "FameLab – Talking Science”, an international competition to find the best new talent in science communication. The aim of FameLab is to encourage young scientists to inspire and excite the public’s imagination with a vision of science in the 21st century. On stage, candidates have just three minutes to present their topic to a panel of expert judges and to win over the non-scientific audience by being entertaining and original as well as scientifically accurate. (Presentations can be held in German or English.) Deadline for the first round is March 24, 2016.

Please see here for further information.

 

"Doktorhut - alles gut" - career perspectives with a doctorate in Humanities and Social Sciences

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12.01.2016 - The Career Center, the Office for Research and the Bonn Graduate Center invite current and prospective doctoral researchers from the Humanities to the third edition of „Doktorhut – alles gut?! Karriereperspektiven nach der Promotion in den Geisteswissenschaften“. The event on March 10 will be held in German and offer information on potential jobs in academia, science management, the publishing sector and various other fields such as art, culture, libraries, and public relations.

Please find more detailed information and the registration form here.

    

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Scholarships for doctoral studies in Taiwan

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10.01.2016 - Academia Sinica from Taiwan is awarding PhD scholarships to international graduates from natural sciences starting in the winter semester 2016/17. In cooperation with the a consortium of key national research universities, the Academia Sinica offers 12 interdisciplinary PhD programs in various subject areas such as biology, chemistry, medicine, informatics, nano science and technology as well as earth sciences.

Please find further information on the program and scholarships here.

 

 

 

"Careers with a Doctorate" was a great success

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17.12.2015 - The first career day for international doctoral researchers in Bonn on October 30 was a great success. More than 80 doctoral researchers from various departments and subjects at the University of Bonn spent an afternoon and evening exchanging their views on career perspectives in academia and beyond. Please find some impressions from "Careers with a doctorate" in the following video. The video podcasts also document the opening lecture on academic careers paths in Germany as well as the round table discussion with rector Prof Dr Michael Hoch, educational researcher Antje Wegner and Junior Prof Dr Petr Sedlacek from Bonn.

 

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Current announcement for the support of doctoral workshops

10.12.2015 - As part of the Bonn Research Alumni strategy and the program “International Promovieren in Deutschland – for all” (IPID4all) promoted by the DAAD, the Bonn Graduate Center is supporting doctoral workshops with international visiting scholars at the University of Bonn. Funding can be received for workshops or similar formats in which doctoral researchers, international guest scholars and, if applicable, further international experts jointly explore an academic topic. Please find the call and online application form here. Please note deadline is February 10, 2016. Wir are looking forward to numerous applications!

 

 

Survey for international doctoral researchers at the University of Bonn open until December 1, 2015.

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30.10.2015 - The survey ties in with the larger doctoral survey in 2014 and is particularly meant to aid in the improvement of offerings for international doctoral students of the University of Bonn. To this purpose we would like to ask you about your need for assistance, as well as about some basic conditions of your doctorate in Bonn. Please find our survey here:

www.umfragen.uni-bonn.de/international-phd

The survey is open untill December 1, 2015. We are very much looking forward to your input and  comments! We will be drawing for two high-quality eBook Readers among all doctoral students who participate in the survey.

 

 

Registration for "Careers with a Doctorate" now open!

07.10.2015 - "Careers with a Doctorate - A Day for International Doctoral Researchers" is an event specifically targeting international doctoral researchers at the University of Bonn. The day will inform on career perspectives in German academia and beyond. The event on October 30, 2015 will beginn at 2:00 p.m. and end with a get-together and free dinner reception. Please see here for further information. An early registration is recommended as participation is limited. Registration deadline is October 22, 2015.

Bonn Graduate Center and the International Office look forward to welcoming you at the event.

     

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Last minute call for conference funding in 2015!

01.10.2015 - For the first time, the Graduate Center is able to financially support your conference participations abroad (currently only for conferences taking place in 2015). Please find more information on the program as well as on the application process – with deadline October 13th here.

  

 

New "Doctorate plus"-Program is now online!

15.09.2015 - Please find the new "Doctorate plus"-program with a broad varierty of workshops and seminars online now. See here for an overview of the course offerings and registration.

 

 

Uni Bonn is 44th Member of UniWiND

12.09.2015 - The University of Bonn has joined the Universitätsverband zur Qualifizierung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses in Deutschland (UniWiND) this winter term. UniWIND aims at improving conditions for doctoral researchers and young Postdocs in the early stages of their careers to enhance their perspectives for successful careers within and outside the university. With the UniWIND membership, the Bonn Graduate Center hopes to further improve its offerings for doctoral researchers and postdocs from Bonn.

     

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New offering for international doctoral researchers: "Careers with a Doctorate" on October 30

01.09.2015 - Save the Date! The Bonn Graduate Center and the International Office would like to invite international doctoral researchers at the University of Bonn to an event specifically targeting their interests and needs on October 30, 2015. Please find further information in the flyer.

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  Further information and registration for the event will follow in September 2015.

 

 

Podcast of the lecture "Gute wissenschaftliche Praxis" (Good Scientic Practice) is now online

12.07.2015 - Podcast of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Löwer's talk "Gute wissenschaftliche Praxis und wissenschaftliches Fehlverhalten - Grundlagen und aktuelle Trends" [in German] which he held on June 23, 2015. The lecture organized by the Bonn Graduate Center was part of the rectorate's series "Zukunft der Universität - Denkanstöße-".

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New image film presenting the Bonn International Graduate Schools


01.05.2015 - The University of Bonn has the goal to guide its scientific/academic young scholars to obtaining a doctoral degree in the structured framework of graduate schools. In order to ensure the highest quality standards here, the Bonn International Graduate Schools (BIGS) were established. 

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Please find further information on the Bonn International Graduate Schools here.

 

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