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International Career Workshop for Postdocs “Cross-Border Postdoctoriales”, 6-9 November 2017 – Call for Applications


You are currently working in a research institute in Germany, France or Luxemburg, your fixed-term contract is about to end and you are wondering what to do next? You are looking for a job or you have just come back from your research stay abroad? You follow your spouse who has just found a job in one of the three countries?

Be part of the third cross-border Postdoctoriales that are organized from 6 to 9 November 2017 by the Franco-German University, ABG, the Luxemburg National Research Funds (FNR), the Luxemburg Institute of Health (LIH), the Luxemburg Institute for Socio-Economic Research (LISER), the Luxemburg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and the University of Luxemburg.

This workshop is the perfect opportunity to take some time to think about your professional identity, your wishes, to understand the recruitment process and recruiters’ expectations in different countries, to discover new career paths and develop your network by meeting professionals.


  • discover new career paths outside of public research
  • have a better overview of the job market in all three countries
  • achieve a better understanding of HR policies for researchers
  • develop and maintain a professional network
  • better communicate on professional profile, background and skills, considering differences between cultures and countries

CLICK HERE to download the registration form. Registration is open until June 23!

Organizational Information:

  • Location: Luxembourg-City
  • Participation fee: 120 €
  • Workshop language : English
  • Costs for room and board are covered by the organizers. Transport costs are at the expense of participants.
  • participants will be accommodated in a double room in the Youth Hostel of Luxembourg-City

CLICK HERE  to download the detailed call for applications with additional information on the registration and selection procedure and eligibility.

CLICK HERE to download the complete workshop program.


Testimonials from the last session:

“It was a space to ask myself those important questions that in the daily life you don´t have time to answer.”

“As the atmosphere was very friendly and casual, we were able to ask many frank questions which we might not have a chance to ask in a professional setting.”

 “To me the most important outcome was the increased self-awareness of my person and of my potential and skills.“

 “The workshop gave me more confidence and a better general knowledge of the prospective jobs on the market for life sciences PhD holders.”

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