14. December 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. Due to the uncertain Corona situation, we have decided to hold this event online once again.
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:
Wie bewerbe ich mich um ein Promotionsstipendium? (in German), Wed 15 Dec 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 am
Promotion und Karriere (in German), Wed 15 Dec 2021, 12:00 - 01:30 pm
Start in die Lehre (in German), Wed 15 Dec 2021, 03:00 - 04:00 pm
Introduction to the German Academic System, Research Careers and Sources of Funding (in English), Thu 16 Dec 2021, 10:00 am - 04:45 pm

- 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 for postdoctoral researchers

- Session 4: Grant writing in a nutshell (for postdocs)