Research School » Advising Offers » Postdocs


After you have finished your Ph.D., you face new challenges and various opportunities. Although career paths are quite different within the diverse disciplines, there are many interdisciplinary issues relevant for all postdocs. Our programme will support you in making your first steps in a scientific or non-scientific career. All Postdocs at RUB can register for each of the individual events, workshops or consulting services, which are all free of charge.

Qualification and Workshops

To further improve your scientific and career related skills, we offer a variety of workshops and events for a comprehensive qualification as a postdoc. These interdisciplinary workshops train you in:

  • Research management and external funding application
  • Requirements and strategies for scientific and non-scientific career
  • Supervision and leadership

Here you find detailed information on the workshops and events

Advising and Funding

We offer personal advice to help you planning your first decisions and steps for your postdoc career.

In addition, we provide first orientation for funding opportunities. With an overview of the main possibilities for postdocs at Ruhr-Universität and of national and international funds, we help you to gain first insights on financing options.

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International Research Career at RUB

Research School offers different programmes and funding for outgoing and incoming postdocs and experienced researchers:

  • Gateway Fellowship
  • Visiting International Professor Grant
  • Research Explorer Ruhr
  • International Mobility Programme (Int.Mo.P.)


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For general information on our postdoc programme and the various offers as well as your ideas and feedback, please contact:

Julia Leising

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