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Share experiences with Alumni of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

All RUB doctoral and postdoctoral researchers are cordially invited to meet more than 40 alumni of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation who have spent research stays at renowned institutions all around the world.

Take this great opportunity and discuss:

  • the impact of going abroad as a postdoc for a career in- and outside academia
  • personal experiences of staying abroad
  • how to plan and realise international research stays

Experts from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation help with information about funding programmes on-site!

27.10.2023 | 12:00 – 13:30 h | Veranstaltungszentrum RUB, Saal 1 

The meeting starts with an informal networking session framed by the research areas Natural Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Social Sciences & Humanities. You will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with individual AvH alumni to 

  • talk about experiences in different countries and cultures
  • chat about personal motivations & personal decisions
  • explore what it means to enter another research system but also to live in different countries – abroad or in Germany

In the following joint discussion, alumni of the AvH share their experience about:

  • the long-term impact of research stays abroad for their careers in and outside academia
  • building international networks & gaining international visibility
  • developing individual & academic profiles by spending time abroad
  • writing applications for international mobility

RUB Research School together with the Deutsche Gesellschaft der Humboldtianer e.V. are very much looking forward to all the interesting and important questions you will bring.

Register here by 26 October 2023