Welcome to Heine Research Academies

Heine Research Academies are a joint academic institution formed by the graduate academies of the faculties (iGRAD, medRSD and philGRAD) and the Junior Scientist and International Researcher Center (JUNO). Heine Research Academies are supporting your research work by a complementary program of transferable skills and workshops. We want to advance your career and training as an early career researcher. The graduate academies are open to doctoral students, postdocs and junior research group leaders as well as to supervisors of graduate research work that do research at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.

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PhD Meetup Düsseldorf

Welcome! PhD Meetup Düsseldorf is intended to bring together past, present and future PhDs, like-minded people and other experts to improve their academic network. We meet regularly in a casual manner, have some drinks together and talk about any topic you may be interested in...more

Participate and win! Germany-wide study ‘nacaps’ on working conditions and career pathways of early stage researchers

How do doctoral research phases develop? Which conditions affect competence development and doctoral success? Which factors influence career decisions and career pathways of early stage researchers?

Only few comprehensive data and scientifically substantial answers exist on these questions. Therefore, together with numerous universities in Germany, Heinrich Heine University (HHU) Düsseldorf participates in the first questionnaire of the National Academics Panel Study (nacaps), implemented by...

„Walter Benjamin-Programme“ of DFG - new funding line for young researchers

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is introducing a new flexible funding instrument to promote early scientific careers. The "Walter Benjamin Programme" will enable researchers in the future to independently implement their own project at the location of their choice immediately after their doctorate. Detailed information on the structure of the Walter Benjamin Programme will be published in mid-2019.

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