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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

New on the ZGS page

Conference report by Sofie Friederike Mevissen

Alexander Kyriacou's profile

Dirk Eilers' profile

Conference report by Henrik Schürmann

Conference report by Lea Espinoza and Julia Wewior



Invitation to the 7th International Crossroads in Biology Symposium

The 7th International Crossroads in Biology symposium will be held at the University of Cologne on March 28 and 29, 2019. Excellent speakers from around the world will report their recent work. There are sessions... [more]

Announcement: DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellows

Six post-doctoral fellowships at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Johns Hopkins University Washington, DC [more]

Fachtagung - BNE-Strukturen gemeinsam gestalten - Austausch und Vernetzung zu BNE in der Lehramtsausbildung in NRW

Zeit: 07. und 08. März 2019 Ort: Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Campus Grifflenberg Zielgruppe: alle Interessierten zu BNE in der Lehrkräfteausbildung (in NRW), insbesondere Hochschuldozierende Anmeldefrist: 28. Februar... [more]

Ausschreibung Promotionsstipendien der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

Bis zum 1. März 2019 haben nationale sowie internationale Promovierende die Möglichkeit, sich für ein Stipendium der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung zu bewerben. Nähere Informationen zum Verfahren finden Sie online. [more]

Forschungswerkstatt VIA-DaZ*

VIA-DaZ* Verstehen – Interpretieren – Analysieren Sprache(n) und Bildung in der mehrsprachi-gen Migrationsgesellschaft Termin: 02. - 03.04.2019 Ort: Bergische Universität Wuppertal [more]

Ausschreibung Postdoc - Institut für Europastudien

An der Universität Bremen ist im Fachbereich 8 Sozialwissenschaften im Institut für Europastudien – unter dem Vorbehalt der Stellenfreigabe – zum 1.4.2019 die Stelle einer / eines Wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiterin /... [more]

Call for Proposals for German-Israeli Minerva Schools 2020

The Minerva Stiftung invites to apply for German-Israeli Minerva Schools in 2020. For further information please take a look at the official announcement. [more]

Ausschreibung des Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Program 2019

Förderprogramm für Forschung in Japan [more]

Open PhD Position at Kühne Logistics University

Doctoral Position (GN) in the area of Innovation Economics and Management [more]

Neues DFG-Förderprogramm zur Personenförderung

Aus der Webseite der Deutschen Forschungsgesellschaft: Neues „Walter Benjamin-Programm“: DFG setzt Neuordnung der Personenförderung fort Abgestimmte Angebote für gesamten Zeitraum von Promotion bis Berufung Die Deutsche... [more]