Offerings for Postdocs, Junior profs & New Appointees

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Financial support

Travel costs

Financial support for travel costs and participation fees for presenting your research results at academic events.

Publication costs

Financial support for publishing the results of your research.


Professional proofreading of English-language papers by our language coach.

Professional support for evaluating your career plans and deciding on your next career steps and possible re-orientation.

Financing WHK for Postdocs

Grants for hiring scientific assistants to support your research.

Postdoc bridge program

Scholarships for bridging the assessment period.


Workshops & Programs


Interdisciplinary supplementary qualification programs for career development.


Profiling for the professorial career track. The modules Fit for Teaching & Fit for Leading strengthen your teaching skills and qualify you for leadership duties.

Mentoring Plus

Supporting the career paths of highly-qualified women. Individual and praxis-oriented support for new careers, promotions and career changes.

Senior Teaching Professionals

Strengthen your teaching and examination skills. Workshops and peer advising support you in university teaching.

International Teaching Professionals

The English-language certification program addresses internationally oriented early-stage researchers who want to improve their university teaching skills.

Discover your professional and career-related strengths and weaknesses, reflect on your personal competence areas and evaluate your individual development potential.

Basic Module

Learn the basics of efficient project management and strengthen your leadership and team skills.

Science Communication

Strengthen your communication skills for the media, society and politics.

Science Management

Workshops, mentoring and internships provide an exclusive look into university management.

Strengthen your corporate skills. Workshops and projects teach the basics of entrepreneurship.



Career Talks

First-hand information on different career fields. Experts report on their personal experience as well as the requirements and development opportunities in their fields.

Science Club

Club atmosphere over the rooftops of Potsdam. Meet other PoGS members and finish the day with a happy-hour drink, friendly conversations and a view over Potsdam.

The something-different annual party. In 2019, in Hyde Park on the Wissenschaftsetage.

Portrait of Dr. Bettina Buchholz

Contact person: Dr. Bettina Buchholz

Potsdam Graduate School


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