Five doctoral students sitting on tables in the seminar room while the teacher who also sits on a table reads a paper

Career in Academia or Research

Are you interested in pursuing a career in academia or research after your graduation? Numerous opportunities are available at the University of Mannheim to help you along your professional path.


You can pursue a doctorate in all of the subjects available at the University of Mannheim. You can obtain your doctoral degree either through individual doctoral studies at a chair or through participation in a structured doctoral program.

Female Early-Stage Researchers

The programs offered by the Department of Gender Equality and Social Diversity are for female students who think about pursuing an academic career. Together with a coach, you identify your competencies and skills.