Center for Graduate Studies

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Courses and events coming up next

Please note that the CGS courses are normally held in German. In some cases it is possible to use English as a language of instruction in order to accommodate participants who speak only English. Please contact us for further information.

Tip: Subscribers to the CGS mailinglist are regularly informed about imminent courses with free spaces available.

Course programme for the winter term 2023/24

Information Session: Get to know the CGS
Thursday, 12 October 2023, 4.15 – 5.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Wege zur Promotion Teil A – Promovieren, ja oder nein?
Monday, 16 October 2023, 4.15 – 5.45 pm

Wege zur Promotion Teil B – Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten
Monday, 23 October 2023, 4.15 – 5.45 pm

Wege zur Promotion Teil C – Exposé
Monday, 30 October 2023, 4.15 – 6.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Wissenschaftliches Schreiben: Themenfindung, Konzeption und Einstieg
with Dr. Julian Hanebeck and Dr. Antonius Weixler
Friday, 10 November 2023, 2.15 – 5.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Erfolgreich Promovieren – Steuerungsgrößen im Promotionsprozess
Friday, 24 November 2023, 12.00 – 6.00 pm, Gästehaus Freudenberg

Besprechungen moderieren und leiten
with Ellen Winter (zweirat)
Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 10 am – 4 pm, online via Zoom

Stressmanagement, Resilienz und Motivation
Friday, 8 December 2023, 10 am – 5 pm, Gästehaus Freudenberg

Individuelles Bewerbungscoaching für Promovierende
Friday, 15 December 2023, time by individual appointment, P.08.10

Kommunikation und Führung in der Wissenschaft
with Robert Kötter (zweirat)
Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 10 am – 5 pm, online

Extracurricular activities and excursions in the winter term 2023/24

A Guided Tour through the Von der Heydt Museum
Picasso exhibition
Saturday, 28 October 2023, 3.30 pm
Von der Heydt-Museum

University Ball
Saturday, 4 November 2023, 8 pm
Historische Stadthalle

A Visit to the Cinema (movie screening in English)
Sunday, 19 November 2023, probably approx. 7 pm
Rex or Cinema

Guided Tour through the Consumer Co-Operative Society Vorwärts and a trip to the Christmas Market
Saturday, 9 December 2023, 5 pm
Konsumgenossenschaft Vorwärts

A Visit to the Pina Bausch Dance Theatre
Friday, 2 February 2024, 7 pm
Opernhaus Wuppertal


Please register by the indicated deadline.

If you are a doctoral student of the University of Wuppertal (the key criterion is that your PhD supervisor is here and that it is the UW that will eventually award your doctoral degree), please use this form:

Registration PhD students of UW

Even if you are not a doctoral student yet but interested in pursuing a PhD at the University of Wuppertal, or if you are so not (yet) a member of the UW, you can attend selected CGS courses under certain circumstances. Please use the following form for your request. We will get back to you as soon as possible to let you know whether your participation in the desired course(s) is possible:

Registration prospective PhD students and non-UW

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