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On February 12, 10.30-16.00 h, the CAIS invites doctoral students who are researching consequences of digitization for society to the kick-off of the new PhDnet@CAIS network in Bochum.

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Academic Careers from Multiple Perspectives: The 18th Karriereforum for UA Ruhr’s postdoctoral researchers takes place on March 14 at TU Dortmund University. Registration is open until February 10.

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The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) is offering eight PhD positions (Economic Sociology, Political Economy, Organization Studies).

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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