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The KoWi event "Research in Europe" on October 25 was a complete success: more than 200 early career researchers informed themselves about national and European funding opportunities.

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At the Wirtschaftskolleg on November 26, alumni and representatives from business and society will discuss with you about postdoctoral career options.

© RTG 2193, TU Dortmund

At the TU Dortmund, eight PhD positions are currently advertised in the interdisciplinary RTG 2193 (Adaptation Planning of Factory Systems).

We support your career in research, business and society

Research Academy Ruhr prepares advanced master students, doctoral researchers and postdoctoral researchers for careers inside and outside of academia. We combine the expertise of more than ten years of innovative support for early career researchers in the Ruhr area. The three UA Ruhr universities of Bochum, Dortmund and Duisburg-Essen 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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