Center for Graduate Studies

Courses offers by the Center for Graduate Studies

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 summer term 2024

Information session for doctoral students: Get to know the CGS
Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 4.15 – 5.45 pm

Wege zur Promotion Teil A – Promovieren, ja oder nein?
Monday, 22 April 2024, 4.15 – 5.45 pm

Wege zur Promotion Teil B – Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten
Friday, 26 April 2024, 4.15 – 5.45 pm

Wege zur Promotion Teil C – Exposé
Friday, 3 May 2024, 3.15 – 5.45 pm

BU:NDLE-Angebote für Promovierende
Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 4 – 5 pm

Erfolgreich Promovieren – Steuerungsgrößen im Promotionsprozess
Friday, 24 June 2024, 12 – 6 pm

Wissenschaftliches Schreiben: Themenfindung, Konzeption und Einstieg
with Dr. Julian Hanebeck and Dr. Antonius Weixler
Friday, 7 June 2024, 10.15 am – 1.45 pm

Individuelles Bewerbungscoaching für Promovierende
Thursday, 13 June 2024

Using ChatGPT as a Writing Co-pilot
with Theo Best
Friday, 14 June 2024, 10 am – 6 pm

Stressmanagement, Resilienz und Motivation
Friday, 21 June 2024, 10 am – 6 pm

Science in the Spotlight: Enhancing Public Engagement through Social Media
with Robert Kötter (zweirat)
Friday, 5 July 2024, 10 am – 5 pm
online workshop in English

Extracurricular activities and excursions in the summer term 2024

Gläseranstoßen über einem gedeckten Tisch

A Visit to the Cinema
Back to Black (movie screening in English with German subtitles)
with Saskia Neugebauer
Sunday, 21 April 2024

A Visit to the Center for Persecuted Arts
with Noam Lutgen
Saturday, 27 April 2024, from 10.45 am

A Visit to the Schwebodrom
with Stefanie Jansen
Saturday, 18 May 2024, from 1.40 pm

A Visit to the Pina Bausch Dance Theatre
with Julian Hanebeck
Saturday, 29 June 2024, 7 pm

CGS Summer Festival
Wednesday, 17 July 2024, from 6 pm
@ Wartesaal 3 / Utopiastadt


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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