International researchers coming to the University of Mannheim not only have to face the challenges of relocating, but also have to adapt to a new academic system. What are the academic career opportunities in Germany, what is a habilitation and how and where to apply for funding? What services are available to researchers at the University of Mannheim? In the following, you will find a number of helpful resources.
A doctoral degree can be obtained in all departments of the University of Mannheim. On average, 130 scholars from all around the world complete their doctorate at the university each year. Further information can be found on the doctorates page.
The University of Mannheim supports its researchers in all areas of academic life, for example in applying for funding, publishing research findings, or planning interactive courses. Find out more here.
You want to start an academic career in Germany and learn about the path to professorship, appointments, salaries, and more? We recommend visiting the following websites:
Platform for information and consulting for academic careers
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
“Handbuch für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs” (compendium for early-stage researchers)
is a guide to planning an academic career
German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV)(only available in German).
Academics - the website for academic careers
offers information on applications and appointments as well as practical tips for early-stage researchers
Career and appointment - seminars and coaching
Here, you can find seminars and coaching on planning an academic career, appointment procedures, and university life
German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV).
The Human Resources division of the University of Mannheim publishes job vacancies here.
is a European job portal for researchers. Universities, research institutions and companies can upload vacancies to this portal. Researchers can upload their CV.
is the academic job portal for German-speaking countries and contains all job advertisements published in the German newspaper “Die ZEIT” and the magazine “Forschung & Lehre” German Association of University Professors and Lecturers .
is the job portal of the German University Magazine (DUZ).
is the European job mobility portal providing information on job and learning opportunities in Europe.
Job portals on the website of the German Academic International Network (GAIN)
Here, you can find subject-specific job portals in the fields of science, engineering, medicine as well as humanities and social sciences.