26. January 2021


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Welcome Week for Doctoral Researchers – Welcome Day

Course Type: Online Welcome Reception
Target Group: Doctoral Researchers
The Academic Staff Development invites all new and interested doctoral researchers to the traditional Welcome Week for doctoral researchers, which in this year will take place online via videoconferencing.
With this event, we would like to welcome you officially and cordially at the University of Konstanz and support you in gaining important contacts, knowledge and skills for the successful start of your doctorate.
Programme: (in English)
Welcome Note: Professor Dr. Malte Drescher, Vice Rector  
Introduction of the Doctoral Students’ Conventions
Introduction of the Support Services
Networking Café with the Doctoral Students’ Conventions of each section

Networking Café with the Support Services 
Further events of the Welcome Week:
Per aspera ad astra – Entscheidung für die Promotion (in German)
Wie bewerbe ich mich um ein Promotionsstipendium? (in German)
Promotion und Karriere (in German)
Introduction to the German Academic System, Research Careers and Sources of Funding (in English)

- Session 1: Introduction to the German academic system and the University of Konstanz

- Session 2: Doctorate and career for PhD students

- Session 3: Academic careers at the postdoctoral level

- Session 4: Grant application in a nutshell (for postdoctoral level)