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Vortrag während der Frühjahrsakademie
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Teilnehmende des Research Explorer Ruhr 2019
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Networking Lunch während der Frühjahrsakademie
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Empowering your career in research, business, and society

Interdisciplinary qualification and networking for early career researchers

With Research Academy Ruhr, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University and the University of Duisburg-Essen jointly offer you a wide-ranging program for your personal profile and career development. The events are customized to the different phases of your academic career.

All offers of Research Academy Ruhr are addressed to UA Ruhr's early career researchers and offer you the opportunity to network across our three universities.
Flyer: About Research Academy Ruhr & Program Overview (PDF, 400 kB)

Doctoral researchers (to-be)

Are you interested in a doctorate or are you currently doing your doctorate at one of the UA Ruhr universities? Our workshops as well as career and network events provide you with all the support you need on your way to a doctoral degree.

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Postdoctoral researchers

You have successfully completed your doctorate and would like to expand your academic profile?
Take advantage of our workshops and events to shape your further career path in research or beyond.

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Junior Faculty

Are you leading a junior research group, do you hold a junior professorship, or are you working on your habilitation?
Here you will find our development and networking offers that are designed for the career goal of a university professorship.

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International Researchers

Welcome to the Ruhr—Germany's largest metropolitan area where innovative research meets strong networks! Take a closer look at our international activities and learn more about research stays and career options for international early career researchers at University Alliance Ruhr.

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The local graduate institution at your university

The individual graduate institutions of the three UA Ruhr universities offer a versatile workshop and event program for their early career researchers on-site beyond the joint offers on RAR level.

They are also your central point of contact for advice on individual career planning and advancement: