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December 2016 - Less is more? This month it is...

Dear researchers,

We truly hope you enjoyed Research Day, Wirtschaftskolleg, and any other activities you partook in with Research School in November and throughout 2016. We would like to thank you dearly for your participation.

As the year unwinds, there might be even more activities and opportunities you are interested in. Please find all the necessary links below and, as always, send us your feedback!

Your Research School Team


Spotlight ©
  • Never been a board member? Here is your chance: Make a lasting impression as a member of Research Schools’ 2017 Executive Board. Apply as a candidate by December 15th. Click here to learn more.
  • International doctoral researcher at RUB? You have never taught at our university? Gain first or advanced teaching experience now with Teaching Assistantships 2017. Apply here.
  • Dissertation fast fertig und keine Fördermittel?
    Esser Stipendien zur Förderung des Abschlusses von Dissertationen. Bis zu 6 Monate Förderung in Höhe von 750€/Monat. Bewerbungschluss: 13.01.2017. Lesen Sie mehr.


Events © RUB Research School
  • Informal, relaxed, but straight to the point: learn all there is to know about RUB Research School in our monthly get-together for newcomers. Join the Welcome Hour!
  • Nur wer sich selbst kennt, kann wirksam führen und Verantwortung übernehmen.
    Das ist die These des Rheinischen Führungskollegs. Vergeben werden 8 einjährige studienbegleitende Stipendien. Ziel ist, vielfältige Impulse zu vermitteln um die Persönlichkeit den eigenen Fähigkeiten entsprechend weiterzuentwickeln. Bewerben können sich Master-Studenten, Promovierende und Rechtsreferendare zwischen 24 und 32 Jahren. Mehr Details.


Funding © Jan Becke/
  • Spread the word! - Ph.D.-Exchange 2nd Call
    Open until Jan. 15th, 2017. International PhDs can apply. Invitees receive 1,000 €/month for their research stay. Travel costsand accommodation are covered on top. Find all details here or get in touch with Joern Benzinger
  • VIP turns 6! - Visiting International Professor
    6th Call for outstanding international researchers. Invitees are expected to enhance RUB graduate training. A travel grant of 12,000€ supports their visits to Ruhr University. Click here to learn more or contact Joern Benzinger. Deadline is January 15, 2017.
  • You plan on staying in research? - Gateway Fellowships 8th Call
    Start your postdoc career abroad. We provide PhDs with the opportunity to go to international host institutions for up to 9 months. Apply by February 28th, 2017.
    Find all details here.


Workshops © Zerbor/
  • Make the most of your time
    at RUB
    with Research Schools Workshop Programme. From career orientation and communication to writing - we got you covered.
    Keep an eye out for our upcomming Programme, launching in January 2017.
  • Von der Forschung in die Wirtschaft und zurück
    Coffee Exchange Network für Postdocs - von Überqualifikation, übertragbaren Skillsets und der Relevanz der eigenen Forschung. Nicole Rüth im Karriere Gespräch über das uns mehr. Alle Details hier.
  • Der erste Eindruck zählt - erfolgreich im neuen Job ankommen. Coffee Exchange Network zum Thema die ersten 100 Tage im Job. Nicole Rüth über richtiges Verhalten, was Sie erwarten sollten und was der Arbeitgeber verlangt.
    Lesen Sie mehr.
Become a Reviewer

This is your opportunity to get involved with the application process of the Research School PLUS programme and gain further skills for your research career. Read more.

New Postdoc Programme

After you have finished your Ph.D., you face new challenges and various opportunities. With our new programme we try to address all those issues and offer comprensive guidance.