• What is important for entering and planning my postdoctoral career?
  • How can I get funding for my postdoc project?
  • How can I finance a research stay abroad and what do I have to consider?
  • Do I want to stay in academia or should I focus on non-scientific opportunities?
  • Is working as a postdoc family-friendly?

If these or other questions stuck in your head, we invite you to discuss these issues with us. Building on our extensive experience, we offer personal, confidential consulting concerning your first steps and decisions for your postdoc career.

In addition, we provide initial and orientation counselling for funding opportunities.

To make a consulting appointment, please contact Dr. Ursula Justus.


With an overview of the main funding opportunities for postdocs at Ruhr-Universität for national and international research activities, you gain first insights on financing options. RUB supports you in research, teaching, and internationalization. Find more information on these and other topics on the Research Portal.

Please make also note of these external funding lines: