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Campus Offers

Below you find a collection of services and offers for junior researchers on Göttingen Campus I compiled according to my knowledge and webpage information.

Disclaimer: If you recognize any missing or wrong information, please contact me (Dr. Katrin Wodzicki, ggnb-career@gwdg.de). I’m more than happy to extend or revise this collection.

Main TopicUnit / DivisionOffersTarget groupContact page
CareerCareer Service of the Universitycareer-related counseling, workshops and industry excursionsstudents of the University (including enrolled doctoral researchers)Contact
CareerGöttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG)scientific and career-related trainings, workshops and support measures as well as counseling and administrative/process supportdoctoral (and postdoctoral) researchers in the social sciencesContact
CareerGraduate School of Humanities Göttingen (GSGG)scientific and career-related trainings, workshops and support measures as well as counseling and administrative/process supportdoctoral (and postdoctoral) researchers in the humanitiesContact
CareerGöttingen Graduate School of Forest and Agricultural Sciences (GFA)consulting and administrative support
further support and offers will be implemented soon
doctoral researchers at the Faculties of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology and Agricultural SciencesContact
CareerGeorg-August University School of Science (GAUSS)administrative support, consulting
and qualification courses
doctoral researchers in the life and natural sciencesContact
Career Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB)scientific and career-related trainings and workshops, industry excursions as well as counseling and administrative/process supportdoctoral researchers in the life and natural sciencesContact
CareerGGNB Career Servicecareer-related counseling, workshops, Career Impulse Sessions and other types of eventspostdoctoral researchers in the natural and life sciences (when resources available: open for other disciplins and doctoral researchers)
CareerCentral Coordination Mentoringthree 1-year mentoring programs including support for establishing a mentoring relationship, a qualification program as well as further networking and information events - costs: 75 € (doc), 150 € (postdoc)

doctoral and postdoctoral researchers at the Göttingen CampusContact
CareerCentral Coordination Mentoring: Dorothea Schlözer – Mentoring programmentoring and training regarding an academic career - application time: June-Augustfemale doctoral and postdoctoral researchers
CareerCentral Coordination Mentoring: KaWirMento – Paths into Economymentoring and training regarding a career in the private sector (German only) - application time: December-FebruaryGerman-speaking doctoral and postdoctoral researchers
CareerCentral Coordination Mentoring: WeWiMento – Paths into Science Managementmentoring and training regarding a career in science management, giving an insight in the science management at Göttingen Campus (German only) - application time: October/NovemberGerman-speaking doctoral and postdoctoral researchers
CareerMargret Maltby Mentoring of the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) mentoring and training regarding an academic career (German only)German-speaking female doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in the medical, life and natural sciencesContact
HR - CareerAcademic Human Resource Development of the University career-related counseling and workshopspostdoctoral researchers (when resources available: open for doctoral researchers)Contact
HRHR Developmentis organizing, among others, qualification measures for employees of the university and is responsible for the institutional health management (offers are mostly in German, constantly extending English offers)employees of the universityContact
HRTeaching and Learning in Higher Educationa certificate programme as well as an open workshop programme to university teachers for optimizing their teaching techniques (offers are mostly in German, constantly extending English offers) teachers at/ employees of the university as well as enrolled PhD studentsContact
HRUMG Bildungsakademieextensive course program (in German) on various topicsemployees of the UMG and the universityContact
Equal Opportunities - CareerEqual Opportunities Office - Servicesinformation material and counseling on diversity and family issues(German-speaking) employees/researchers at of the universityContact
Research FundingResearch Department of the University consulting on funding bodies and grant applications for researchers in different career stages (except EU funding, see below).employees of/researchers at the universityContact
Research FundingResearch Department of the University - start-up funding for junior researchersa start-up funding for junior researchers who are preparing a research proposal application - deadlines: 15 May and 15 Octoberresearchers with a doctoral degree (up to 8 years after completing their doctoral thesis) who would like to submit their own grant proposal and are employed at the University of Goettingen for at least 6 months following the application deadline
Research FundingEU Office of the Universityconsulting on EU funding and respective grant applications for researchers in different career stagesemployees of/researchers at the universityContact
Research FundingInternational Office of the University - Education and Mobility Programmesconsulting regarding the following programs: Erasmus+, FP7/Horizon 2020: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), Horizon 2020: Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation, and Erasmus Mundus Action 2 employees of/researchers at the university who want to go abroadContact
Research FundingOperational Division of Research of the UMGconsulting on funding bodies and grant applications for researchers in different career stages as well as a couple of internal research promotion program for researchers in different career stages at the UMG (except EU funding, see below).employees of/researchers at the UMGContact
Research FundingInternational Relations Division of the UMGconsulting on EU funding and respective grant applications for researchers in different career stagesemployees of/researchers at the UMGContact
Research FundingOffice for Research Support at MPIbpcconsulting on funding bodies and grant applications for researchers in different career stages (except EU funding, see below).employees of/researchers at the MPIbpc
Research FundingEU Liaison Office at MPIbpc, MPIds and MPIemconsulting on EU funding and respective grant applications for researchers in different career stagesemployee of/researchers at the MPIbpc, MPIds, and MPIem
Welcome ServicesInternational Office of the University - Welcome Centerinformation and targeted assistance in all non-academic matters that are important for the stay in Göttingen as well as a dual-career service, and an accommodation serviceinternational postdoctoral researchers and DAAD-funded PhD students of the University (without Faculty of Medicine)
International professors (agreement UMG)

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Founding one's own businessStart-Up Encouragementconsulting on starting one's own businessstudents and researchers at the Göttingen Campus