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Research Academy Ruhr

<p">The cross-university platform of University Alliance Ruhr for promoting early career researchers


Research Academy Ruhr (RAR) is the joint initiative for supporting about 10,000 early career researchers within the University Alliance Ruhr. RAR combines the expertise of more than ten years of innovative support for emerging research scholars in the Ruhr area. RAR brings together the already existing qualification and guidance programs of the universities of Bochum (RUB Research School), Dortmund (Graduiertenzentrum TU Dortmund) and Duisburg-Essen (GC Plus), and develops new concepts and opportunities.

RAR organizes qualification and network events, actively promotes the disciplinary, interdisciplinary and international experience exchange, and supports the development of individual academic profiles. Advanced Master’s students, doctoral and postdoctoral researchers can benefit from RAR by building and expanding cross-university networks within the largest platform of its kind in Germany. RAR supports your career in academia and beyond.