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Science Management

Please note that the working language of this program is German.

Application deadline is 12th May 2019.

Science management requires extensive competences and comprehensive knowledge about the organization and steering of scientific institutions. The participants of the program "Science Management" gain a fundamental and broad knowledge, which is adjusted to the peculiarities of the scientific institutions. It offers specific training on concepts and instruments of project, finance and quality management, organizational and personnel development, the design of change processes, strategic management and practice transfer, and internal development and external communication.

Strengthen the management capacity of universities and research institutions

The Science Management program is aimed at researchers who want to furthering their scientific education in a way that is both subject-specific and demand-oriented. The application is open for doctoral candidates in the final phase, postdocs with assignments in research and teaching, junior professors and professors of all disciplines at the University of Potsdam and non-university research institutions in the state of Brandenburg.

The second call for proposals is part of the High Potentials - Academy for Postdoctoral Career Development initiative. The central component of the Academy initiative includes an innovative qualification offer, which is being developed to support the career development of young researchers and initially offered in four program lines.

Job perspectives in Science Management:

Coordinators, managers and managing directors in academic institutions (universities, polytechnics, non-university research institutions), in science administration (Senate Administration, ministries, EU), in academies

Portrait of Dr. Bettina Buchholz

Contact person: Dr. Bettina Buchholz

Potsdam Graduate School


WIS | Wissenschaftsetage, 4th floor
Am Kanal 47
14467 Potsdam