Herbstakademie—Skills and competence for a successful doctorate

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Herbstakademie is an interdisciplinary offer and designed to impart science-specific knowledge and competencies across the disciplines.

What does Herbstakademie offer?

The aim of the multi-day Herbstakademie is to make the doctoral process more efficient, to increase motivation for a quick and successful completion, and to outline personal career planning. Additionally, the Academy contributes to promoting networking among doctoral researchers.

By aligning the program to subject-specific needs, aspects of gender and diversity as well as different phases of a doctorate (orientation, decision, implementation, finishing), all participants can put together a customized program suiting their individual requirements.

Who can participate?

Doctoral students of all subject fields of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Language of the event is German.

Dates and Program

The next Herbstakademie will take place on October 1–2, 2018 at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Please click on the respective download button for detailed information on the content of the individual workshops (descriptions only available in German).

 

Monday, 1st October 2018 Tuesday, 2nd October 2018
10.00–11.30 Uhr WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Room S06 S00 B29
 
"Promotion – ein Projekt für die (eigene) Zukunft"
Dr. Benjamin Brast, Coordinator Graduiertenzentrums TU Dortmund
 
The doctorate is a complex project and a phase of qualification – for an academic career and beyond. Important steps can be taken at an early stage to ensure the best possible transition to professional life. This presentation provides an overview of career paths and the right preparation for the postdoctoral period.
09.00–12.30 Uhr PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
 

Stimm- und Sprechtraining
Michael Kober
Room S06 S00 A26

Storytelling in Wissenschaftlichen Präsentationen
Kathrin Keune
Room S06 S00 B32

Überzeugen in der Disputation
Dr. Jan Stamm
Room S06 S01 B38

11.30–13.00 Uhr Networking Lunch 12.30–13.30 Uhr Networking Lunch
13.00–17.00 Uhr PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
 
Katrin Falkenstein-Feldhoff, Valentina Vasilov
Room S06 S00 B41
 
 
Lehrportfolio und Lehrprofil
Dr. Nicole Auferkorte-Michaelis
Room S06 S00 B32
13.30–17.00 Uhr PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
 
Netzwerken auf Konferenzen
Kathrin Keune
Room S06 S01 B38
 
Individuelles Konfliktmanagement
Christiane Hellwig
Room S06 S00 B32
 
Promovieren mit Kind
Dr. Majana Beckmann
Room S06 S00 A26

 

Registration

Registration for the Herbstakademie 2018 is closed. The registration form for the Herbstakademie 2019 will be available here in good time.

Contact

If you have any questions about Herbstakademie, please contact:

Valentina Vasilov
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Graduate Center Plus
V15 S01 C67
Universitätsstr. 2
45141 Essen
Phone: +49 (0)201 183-3176
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