Events of the Graduate Center

The Graduate Center organizes regular independent events as well as events planned in cooperation with our institutions or departments. 

Please note that events are usually held in German.

Regular events of the Graduate Centre KW

Graduate Week

The Graduate Week takes place once a year during the reading week (Whitsun week) and is organised in cooperation with the Graduate Forum KW.

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Information and discussion event on the WissZeitVG

The information and discussion event on the WissZeitVG takes place once a year and is organised in cooperation with the GEW and the WPR.

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Informal knowledge of the higher education system

The informal knowledge of the higher education system event takes place once a year. Invited postdocs and professors report on topics such as career paths, informal codes of the higher education system, networking, etc.

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Specialised funding advice

Subject-specific funding advice is provided by professors in the respective subject areas and offers subject-specific advice on funding for qualification projects.

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Career paths outside academia - doctoral candidates in cultural studies report

Twice a year, the Graduate Centre KW invites cultural studies graduates from the faculty to report on their career paths.

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Scholarship evening

At the scholarship evening, liaison lecturers from funding organisations and members of the Paderborn University Research Commission, which awards scholarships for doctoral students and postdocs in cultural studies, will talk to interested graduates about funding opportunities, deadlines and further information on scholarship applications.

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Information event on stays abroad

Together with Anke Riebau and colleagues from the International Office, we will provide information about the opportunities for academic employees, doctoral candidates and postdocs to spend time abroad at the information event.

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Think tank for postdocs

Would you like to network with other postdocs from the faculty over a coffee and discuss current research projects (transdisciplinary)? Do you have questions about career planning and would like to benefit from the knowledge of others or do you have a request for collegial case counselling? Then come to the think tank for postdocs.

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Our newsletter, to which you can subscribe, informs you about news from the Graduate Centre (events, deadlines, project announcements, etc.).

Calendar of events

Our calendar of events contains all UPB events for graduates, sorted by status group. Feel free to take a look at the calendar's features as well.

Team of the Graduate Centre

The team of the Graduate Centre introduces itself.