Staying, Working and Researching in Germany

Postdoctoral Research at Ulm University and in Germany

The Ulm University offers a variety of support programs for junior scientists. More information can be found on this website. 

For junior female researchers you will also find further support programs on the homepage of the Equal Opportunities Unit.

Postdoctoral research in Germany

Extensive information about postdoctoral research in Germany and the career prospects of young scientists can be found on the website "Research in Germany".

The Research Map of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) provides information focus on the topics of research at German universities. 

"GERiT - German Research Institutions", an online database of the DAAD, the DFG and the HRK, also provides information of more than 25,000 university and non-university research institutions in Germany.

Find a job

A lot of platforms help you find a job after completion of your doctorate. Advice for international postgraduate students can be found on the following websites:

Useful online job portals are:

The International Office offers advise to international graduates at the transition from university to career within the scope of the "Study and Work" project.

The project website can be found here.

The Welcome Center of IHK Ulm/Oberschwaben offers advice for international job applicants interested in working in Ulm and the region.

Good to Know

It is usually much easier to find a job in Germany, if you have a good proficiency of the German language.

Therefore, you should consider taking advantage of the language courses offered at Ulm University during the doctoral studies.

A list of non-university language schools in Ulm can be found on this website.

Please click here for the corresponding chinese website.