Supporting Early-Stage Researchers

Supervising Doctoral Candidates

By acting as supervisor, you support early-stage researchers as they take their first step towards a career in academia. To ensure you stay on top of the important things, you can receive tips on good doctoral supervision as well as information on the different approaches to pursuing a doctorate at the University of Mannheim.

Pursuing a Doctorate
Good Doctoral Supervision


As a professor, you don’t just have experience in research and teaching, you also know the challenges that come with an academic career. Support early-stage researchers on their path by, for example, drawing their attention to career programs and training opportunities, or sharing you experiences in simulated appointment procedures.

Career Programs for Early-Stage Researchers
International Teaching and Training Opportunities
Simulated Appointment Procedures