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

Offerings for Postdocs, Junior & Tenure Track Profs

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For postdocs, junior professors and tenure track professors, we offer a variety of further training courses, networking opportunities, financial support and coaching that are specially tailored to these career phases.


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.

Conference organization

Financial grants for the self-organized organization of scientific events.

Postdoc-Bridge Program

Scholarships for bridging the assessment period.




Interdisciplinary supplementary qualification programs for career development.

Leadership Skills for Transformation

The iterative, agile program based on Scrum and Kanban aims to directly experience and deals with the most important leadership competencies for digital transformation.

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.

Data Science & KI

AI basics for your own research. Workshops, asynchronous self-learning sessions, and lectures for hands-on work with big data and machine learning programming.

Research Management & Leadership

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.



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

Meet the PoGS community for a casual exchange above the rooftops of Potsdam on our roof terrace in the Wissenschaftsetage Potsdam.

The annual celebration for our PoGS community.

Porträt Dr. Bettina Buchholz

Contact person: Dr. Bettina Buchholz

Potsdam Graduate School


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