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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Please use one of the following links to access our pages directly and find more information about doctoral research at HHU:

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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

pART of Research calendar comepetition has started

The calendar competition of Heine Research Academies (HeRA) and the HHU Diversity Coordination Office enters its fourth round with the motto "Creative Through Diversity“!

You are invited to capture your research and visualize it in a creative manner - either the researchers and their research object, the research environment or the research tools can be in focus of the art work. Participate now until 30 June 2019!

Be part of the FALLING WALLS LAB RHINELAND on 12 September 2019

The Falling Walls Conference wants to tear down walls and overcome boundaries: In our minds, in our thoughts and in our actions. Be there and present your reserach project, your business plan or your social ideas in just 3 minutes! The successful participation in the regional Rheinland lab on 12.09.19 at the University of Cologne is the ticket to the final in Berlin.

„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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