Courses & events

yDiv seeks to qualify its postdoctoral researchers with an excellent training programme, tailored to their specific needs. It also creates opportunities for integration and networking.

yDiv courses for postdocs

yDiv postdoc courses focus on five main categories, which are preeminent for your postdoc career.

Each category includes relevant transferable skills courses, which will help you develop your research and competency profile in order to achieve your desired career goals in- or outside academia.

You are free to choose the ones that interest or benefit you most. The courses are an excellent opportunity to get to know other postdocs at iDiv and within the iDiv consortium.

LEAD
Training of leadership and supervision skills, project management

COMMUNICATE
Training of communication skills

TEACH
Training of basic and advanced teaching skills and didactic methods

WRITE
Training of advanced grant writing, publications

KNOW
Training of professional expertise


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Q&A sessions for postdocs

Q&A sessions are a series of short informative talks on topics like the academic career system, alternative career paths, career and family or the German working law. It’s a perfect opportunity for you to ask your questions on topics with regard to your postdoc work environment.


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Upcoming yDiv courses & events for postdocs

Leadership skills and team management in academia

Date: 11 March 2021, 1-5 pm, 12 March 2021, 8:30 am-12:30pm

Lecturer: Dr. Dorothee Kaiser

Location: Online

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 16 participants

Q&A Session: Third Party Funding Opportunities & Experience Talk

Date: 27 April 2021,  9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lecturers: Barbara Weiner, Sindy Schug, Carsten Meyer, Omer Nevo

Location: online

Type of event: Talk

Max. participants: 70 participants

Media Training for Postdocs

Date: 28 April 2021 / 9:30am–3:00pm

Lecturer: Volker Hahn

Location: iDiv Leipzig

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 5 participants

 

Project Management

Date: 28-29 June 2021

Lecturer: Neele Enke

Location: Online on Zoom

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12 participants

 

Postdoc Retreat: Networking

Date: 4-5 October 2021

Lecturer: tba

Location: Gut Frohberg, Käbschütztal

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 15 participants


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Upcoming Course offers by our partners

As a member of the iDiv postdoc programme, you have access to the courses of the graduate academies at the universities and our cooperation partners. Please find a list of partners below.

How to find your job in Germany - Job search in den non-academic labour market

Date: 11 February 2021 / 10:00 am–6:00pm

Lecturer: Matthias Schwarzkopf

Location: online

Type of course: Soft skills

Max. participants: 15 participants

Credit points: 1 CP

How to become a professor - How to structure your postdoc

Date: 12 February 2021 / 10:00am–6:00pm

Lecturer: Matthias Schwarzkopf

Location: online

Type of course: Soft skills

Max. participants: 15 participants

Credit points: 1 CP

How to write a competetive DFG-proposal

Date: 8 March 2021 / 10:00am–3:00pm

Lecturers:  Dr. Barbara Weiner, Dr. Sindy Schug

Location: online

Type of course: Training

Max. participants: 12 participants

Credit points: 0.5 CP

Training Berufungsverfahren

Date: 11-12 March 2021 / 9:00am–5:00pm

Lecturer: Matthias Schwarzkopf

Location: online

Type of course: Training

Max. participants: 10 participants

 

Fundamentals of Business Administration and Management

Date: 29-31 March 2021 / 9:00am–3:30pm

Lecturer: Mario Brandtner

Location: Jena

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 18 participants

 

How to write a competetive DFG-proposal

Date: 5 May 2021 / 10:00am–3:00pm

Lecturers:  Dr. Barbara Weiner, Dr. Sindy Schug

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 12 participants

 

Improved Reading

Date: 18-19 May 2021 / 9:00am–5:00pm

Lecturers:  Friedrich Hasse

Location: Leipzig

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 12 participants

 

How to find your job in Germany - Job search in den non-academic labour market

Date: 10 June 2021 / 10:00 am–6:00pm

Lecturer: Matthias Schwarzkopf

Location: Leipzig

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 15 participants

 

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Partner institutions and their programmes


Contact

Ulrike Krumrey
Postdoctoral Programme Coordinator 

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733267
Email: ulrike.krumrey@idiv.de 

Johanna Müller
Administrative Assistant

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733126
Email: johanna.mueller@idiv.de

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