Workshop for Junior Scientists
- Fellowships to Germany Dr. Oliver Lange
Selection Department
Head of Division Life Science
Funding for going abroad
Question: Which is the right funding organization?
Answer: It depends!
Career steps throughout a scientific life
years after PhD
B
M
0
PhD
4-6
PD
PD
10-12
Ass
AP
FP
Postdoc
Experienced
„Mid-Career“
Established
tenure unlikely
tenure likely
Networking and Internationalization
years after PhD
B
M
0
PhD
4-6
PD
PD
10-12
Ass
AP
FP
Postdoc
Experienced
„Mid-Career“
Established
Internationalize
yourself
Internationalize
your group
Programmes „coming to Germany“
years after PhD
B
M
0
PhD
4
PD
PD
12
Ass
18
AP
FP
Humboldt-Fellow
Georg-Forster-Fellow
Kovaleskaja-Award
Bessel-Award
Humboldt-Award
Georg-F-Award
Humboldt-Prof.
DAAD
Humboldt-Foundation
EURAXESS Germany
Germany’s role in the EU-wide network of EURAXESS Services
Centres to facilitate cross-border, research-related mobility
Information and personal counselling for internationally
mobile researchers:
● funding programmes
● job offers
● immigration and residence, taxation
Internet portal and contacts: www.euraxess.de
Research location Germany
Question: Which is the best university in Germany?
Answer: Wrong question!
Research location Germany
Universities
Leibniz Institutes
Kiel
Max Planck Institutes
Rostock
Helmholtz Centres
Greifswald
Hamburg
Fraunhofer Institutes
Bremen
Berlin
Hannover
Magdeburg
Münster
Dortmund
Göttingen
Halle
Leipzig
Aachen
Köln
Bonn
Marburg
Mainz
Jena
Frankfurt a. M.
Heidelberg
Saarbrücken
Nürnberg
Karlsruhe
Stuttgart
Freiburg
München
Dresden
Research institutions
● approximately 100 universities: research in all disciplines
● 81 Max Planck Institutes: basic research, especially in the
natural and biosciences but also in the humanities and social
sciences
● 60 Fraunhofer Institutes: applied research
● 18 Helmholtz Centres: technical-scientific and biomedical
research
● 86 Leibniz Institutes: research ranging from knowledge-oriented
basic research to applied research
Research location
Question: So - which IS the right place in Germany?
Answer: An excellent researcher close to your research interest!
Humboldt Network Online
● Public network
- search and find Humboldtians electronically
- search the Bibliographia Humboldtiana
● Protected area (for Humboldtians)
- access the details and contact addresses of all Humboldtians
- administer entries in the Bibliographica Humboldtiana and your
personal profile
www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/researching-the-network.html
How to find your Supervisor
• www.campus-germany.de
• www.daad.de/ipp
• www.daad.de/research-explorer
• www.phdgermany.de
• www.dfg.de/gepris
© Prof Boga
The Dr Verweyen way
There are some hidden keywords in google:
•
German website:
•
URL containing "uni" (or “mpg”, “fhg”, “hzi”)
•
looking for a Professor:
•
keywords of your research topic:
•
Put all this into one line:
site:.de
inurl:uni
Prof.
microbial ecology
site:.de inurl:uni Prof. Microbial Ecology
or
© Prof Boga
site:.de inurl:mpg Prof. Physical Chemistry
Reputation rules the world
Question “What makes me interesting?”
Answer “Reputation”
Reputation – throughout the career
Grades
B
M
PhD
PD
X
X
X
x
(x)
x
x
X
X
X
X
X
X
x
x
x
x
X
X
X
x
(x)
x
x
X
Publications
Conferences
(chair) (Attend
/ Awards)
PD
Teaching
Regional /
National
Awards
International
Award
x
x
X
Ass
AP
FP
X
X
X
x
x
x
x
x
X
X
Thank you for your attention!
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Dr. Oliver Lange - The Six International Conference of ESES 2014