Introduction to the German Education System, Research Careers and Sources of Funding

Course type: Information Session
Target group: International Doctoral Students and International Postdoctoral Researchers
In cooperation with the Welcome Center and the Research Support Unit, University of Konstanz
Continuing your academic career in a new country always raises a lot of questions. The goal of this seminar is to provide an overview of the German education and higher education system as well as to provide you with the most important information on academic careers in Germany.
The seminar is divided into two parts. You are free to join one or both parts of the workshop. In the first part of the course, a general introduction is given to the German education system and intercultural insights into Germany will be shared. In the second part of the course, specific information for an academic career for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers will be given including funding opportunities. This comprehensive information session will support your successful start in Germany.