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The well-attended 18th Karriereforum on 14 March 2019 at the TU Dortmund University offered postdoctoral researchers from the UA Ruhr universities an informative program.

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From 11 to 14 June and on 22 June, Isa Steinmann will host the method seminar "Propensity Score Matching in R" in Dortmund. Doctoral and postdoctoral researchers of the UA Ruhr universities can register now!

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The Graduate School of Logistics is organizing a PhD Summer School from 8-12 July 2019 under the motto "Rethink Future! Digital Transformation in Logistics". Furthermore, applications for two PhD scholarships are possible until 31 March!

We support your career in research, business, and society

Within Research Academy Ruhr (RAR),  the three UA Ruhr universities of Bochum, Dortmund and Duisburg-Essen combine their expertise of more than ten years of innovative support for early career researchers in the Ruhr area. RAR prepares advanced master students, doctoral researchers and postdoctoral researchers for careers in academia and beyond.We provide manifold qualification and guidance programs, and jointly develop new concepts to promote early career researchers.

Vision and benefits

Research Academy Ruhr brings together already existing offers of the universities of Bochum, Dortmund and Duisburg-Essen, and will develop new concepts and opportunities.


Gain insight into the potential of Research Academy Ruhr and look at our overview of joint activities and events in 2018.


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