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 winter term 2022/23

Informationsveranstaltung: Das ZGS stellt sich vor
Thursday, 13 October 2022, 4.15 – 5.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Wege zur Promotion Teil A – Promovieren, ja oder nein?
Monday, 17 October 2022, 4.15 – 5.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Wege zur Promotion Teil B – Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten
Friday, 28 October 2022, 2.15 – 3.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Wege zur Promotion Teil C – Exposé
Friday, 4 November 2022, 1.15 – 3.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Wissenschaftliches Schreiben: Themenfindung, Konzeption und Einstieg
with Dr. Julian Hanebeck and Dr. Antonius Weixler
Friday, 11 November 2022, 2.15 – 5.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Erfolgreich Promovieren – Steuerungsgrößen im Promotionsprozess
Monday, 28 November 2022, 12.15 – 5.45 pm, Senatssaal (K.11.07)

Besprechungen moderieren und leiten
with Ellen Winter (zweirat)
Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 10 am – 3.30 pm, online via Zoom

with Dorotea Sotgiu
Friday, 9 December 2022, 5 – 6.30 pm, online via Zoom

Individuelles Bewerbungscoaching für Promovierende
Friday, 9 December 2022, time by individual appointment, P.08.10

Stressmanagement, Resilienz und Motivation
Friday, 16.12.2022, 10 am – 5 pm, Gästehaus am Campus Freudenberg

Social Media Wissenschaftskommunikation
with Robert Kötter (zweirat)
Friday, 13.01.2023, 10 am – 6 pm, Gästehaus am Campus Freudenberg

Extracurricular activities and excursions in the winter term 2022/23

Gläseranstoßen über einem gedeckten Tisch

A Guided Tour through the Von der Heydt Museum
Exhibition: Fremde sind wir uns selbst
Sunday, 23 October 2022, 3.45 pm
Von der Heydt-Museum

Below the University: A Guided Tour Through the Media Channel
Friday, 28 October 2022, 2.30 pm
Meeting point: Mensa entrance (Campus Grifflenberg)

Jazz Club, Social Listening
Die Entdeckung der Einsamkeit
Thursday, 3 November 2022, 7.30 pm

University Ball
Saturday, 05. November 2022, 8 pm
Historische Stadthalle

A Visit to the Pina Bausch Dance Theatre
Play: Vollmond
Saturday, 19 November 2022, 7 pm
Opernhaus Wuppertal

Pub Quiz
hosted by the student union
Thursday, 24 November 2022 & 26 January 2023, 7.45 pm
AStA-Ebene (Campus Grifflenberg)

Get Together: Intercultural Dinner
Thursday, 2 February 2023, 7 pm


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

The extracurricular activities are funded by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) in the framework of the STIBET programme for international doctoral students.

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