Center for Graduate Studies (CGS)
The best way to contact the CGS is via e-mail. For the time being, Mr. Hanebeck offers advisory sessions by phone or video chat only. Please send a request via e-mail in advance. Additionally, we offer the following
Telephone office hours
Office (+49 202 439-2702)
Mon: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (financial support)
Fri: 8 a.m. - 12 a. m. (financial support)
Management (+49 202 439-2089)
Wed: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
University of Wuppertal
Gaußstr. 20, 42119 Wuppertal
Phone: +49 (0) 202 439-2702
The best way to contact the CGS is via e-mail. You can also call us during our telephone office hours (see the blue box on the right).
From now on Dr. Hanebeck is offering advisory sessions by phone or video chat only (until further notice). Please send a request via e-mail in advance.
All CGS workshops that cannot be held in the usual format due to the pandemic are given online via Zoom. For further information, please contact the CGS team via e-mail.
We hope that we can soon return to offering you the full service of the CGS. We wish you all the best in the meantime.
Your CGS Team
You can find the latest information on corona regarding the whole university here.
Welcome to the homepage of the Center for Graduate Studies (CGS) at the University of Wuppertal. The CGS serves as a contact point for students interested in pursuing a doctorate, and supports the research activities of postgraduates. In the following pages we present our center and provide information about taking a doctorate at UW.
Info & Advice You want to take a doctorate? The CGS website contains a wealth of information on doctoral studies at UW for both German and international students, including sections on how to finance your doctorate. Individual advice and guidance is available from the CGS advisory service. more
Courses If you are looking for advanced training in theory and method, the CGS course program offers tailor-made courses and workshops. more
Project Support CGS provides financial and organizational support for research projects and activities initiated by postgraduates. Doctoral students can also apply for financial support for lecture tours and conference travel in Germany and abroad. more
Doctoral Study Groups CGS’ doctoral study groups support interdisciplinary exchange and networking among doctoral students. You can take part in one of currently 10 groups or found your own study group. more
Career Doctoral students profit from a range of courses which offer career guidance and provide opportunities to acquire key qualifications for a range of professions both in- and outside academia. more