Kiel University has founded a Postdoc Center to offer additional support to postdoc researchers in their work and career planning. On 1 July 2018 Dr Gesche Braker has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Center. Since 2012 she has managed the Integrated Marine Postdoc Network (IMAP) of Kiel University's excellence cluster "Future Ocen" and helped young researchers in the marine sciences with their networking and career development. Press release of Kiel University

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Further news:

  • The Women in Science Networking Conference 2018 takes place on 26 and 27 November 2018 at the University Münster. The deadline for registrations is 10 October 2018. More information here
  • The Max Weber Foundation awards travel grants for a research stay in China. The deadline for applications is 12 October 2018.
  • The Max Weber Foundations awards Gerald B. Feldmann travel grants to young researchers from the humanities and social sciences. The deadline for applications is 12 October 2018.
  • Two new funding programmes at the Gerda Henkel Foundation:  Democracy as Utopia, Experience and Threat and Lost Cities. Perception of and living with abandoned citiesn in the cultures of the world. The deadline for applications is 31 October 2018.
  • The Bayer Lindenau Fellowships of the Bayer Foundations allow postdocs to participate in the Lindau nobel laureate meetings.
  • The Bayer Young Physician Leaders Program of the Bayer Foundations allows 20 young medical talents to travel to the World Health Summit, the largest international medical conference.
  • The Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation offers postdocs who are planning a longer research stay at a research institution in Japan to apply for JSPS research scholarships. More information here
  • The federal state of Schleswig-Holstein has recently introduced a new funding scheme for open access publications. Junior researchers of Kiel University may now be refunded up to € 2,000 publication fees per article published in an open access journal. Interested in the program? Please download the complete documentation and request form at:
  • The Faculty of Medicine of Kiel University offers funding for its scientists in the scope of its internal funding programme.