Introduction to the German academic system

Online-SeminarOnline-Seminar (maximum number of participants: 25)

The German academic system is complex and not always easy to understand, especially for academics from abroad. In need of explanation are particularly the federal structure, the typology of universities and research institutions and also the various options for funding research projects.

This seminar provides a compact overview of the German academic system and offers the opportunity to ask individual questions. It is primarily aimed at international postdocs, but is also open to all other interested persons.


  • Fundamentals of state funding of the science system
  • Responsibility of the federal and state governments for free research and teaching
  • Players in the German science system
  • Universities, universities of applied sciences and other research institutions
  • Research funding


Referent/inn/en CV  Dr. Helene Schruff, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V., Wissenschaftsmanagerin

Included in the price

Seminar documents in electronic form (via download).

Further information

The seminar will be held in English.

After registration you will receive all information about the access possibilities to the online seminar room.

This seminar is live and not recorded. The software Zoom is used to carry out the online seminar.

There are question possibilities for the participants in the context of audio/video-connection.

If the participation fees are not paid by the university, you may be able to deduct them from your taxes as income-related expenses or business expenses.

Kommende Termine

26.07.2024, 10:00 Uhr - 12:00 Uhr
Preis für Mitglieder: 99,00 EUR
Preis für Nichtmitglieder: 119,00 EUR

Bitte warten Sie einen Moment, wir verarbeiten Ihre Anfrage.