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February 2017 - Your monthly update

Dear researchers,

In 2017 we continue successful offers and expand our programme. Find workshops, save the dates for upcoming events or fund your next project.

Your Research School Team


  • 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 on February 8th.
  • Our Insider Exchange Programme enables you to get in personal contact with experts outside academia to highlight requirements, strategies and working areas. Apply by February 15th. Click here to learn more.
  • Enhance your English Writing Style. Lernen Sie die Schreibkultur des eigenen Faches neu kennen und verbessern Sie gezielt Ihren eigenen Schreibstil. Ab dem 25.04.2017
    Mehr Informationen hier.


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  • Erfolgreich im Job ankommen. Experten-Austausch über die ersten 100 Tage im neuen Job. Richtiges Verhalten und was Arbeitgeber erwarten. 20.02.2017, 14.00 - 17.00 Uhr. Zur Anmeldung.
  • Persönliche Fragen zur Familienplanung? Coffee Exchange Network zum Thema Zufriedenheit mit Kind und Karriere. Am 29.03.2017, 13.30 - ca. 15 Uhr stehen persönliche Motive, Erwartungen und Erfahrungen im Mittelpunkt. Alle Infos hier.
  • Forschungsaufenthalt im Ausland: Damit nachher nicht wie vorher ist. Coffee Exchange Network mit erfahrenen Wissenschaftlern über Planung, Realität und den Transfer von gewonnen Erkenntnissen. Am 25. April 2017. Zur Anmeldung.


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  • You would like to visit labs, do field research or invite scientists to RUB? Research School's Project International (PR.INT.) may be the right thing for you. The upcoming deadline is February 15th. Find all the details here.
  • Start your postdoc career abroad. Gateway Fellowships 8th Call.
    We provide PhDs with the opportunity to go to international host institutions for up to 9 months. Apply by February 28th.
    Find all details here.
  • International doctoral researcher at RUB? You have never taught at our university? Gain first or advanced teaching experience now with Teaching Assistantships 2017. Find all deadlines and requirements here.


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  • Vom wissenschaftlichen Text zur „Bewerbungssprache“. Workshop über die Do's, Dont’s & No-Go’s in Bewerbungen in der Wirtschaft. Mit Praxisübungen und Antworten auf die wichtigsten Fragen. Am 08. März 2017. Zur Anmeldung.
  • Publishing research findings in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Learn how, from draft to finished text. For writers intending to publish in English scientific journals. 15.-17.03.2017. Sign up.
  • Advancing early career supervision skills: Improving PhD supervision. Especially for Postdocs & late PhDs who want to stay in academia. Workshop in English with German on demand. 16.-17.03.2017.
    Sign up here.
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 PhD, you face various challenges and new opportunities. With our new programme we try to address all those issues and offer comprensive guidance.