Postdoc in Germany


Postdoc in Germany

Location: Online on Hopin

Campus OWL is part of Postdoc in Germany 2021 presenting postdoc opportunities to researchers.

Research in Germany: Your Postdoc in the Heart of Europe

At the heart of Europe, Germany is one of the best destinations for cutting-edge scientific research. If you consider a postdoc or starting your independent research group in Europe’s most vibrant science landscape, our event will introduce you to the next steps in your international research career. You will learn about postdoc positions, funding opportunities, and how to navigate the German research landscape.

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Introduction and Keynote – 11:00 am – 11:30 am

  • Welcome remarks
  • Keynote by Mark Bathe, PhD, Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT

Planning Your Postdoc Career: Do’s and Don’ts  11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Funding Opportunities for Your Postdoc and Q&A  12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

  • Dr. Georg Bechtold, German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Peter Kerrigan, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Cathleen S. Fisher, PhD, American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)

Pitches by Participating Universities – 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

  • Representatives of our participating universities pitch their research clusters and programs for postdocs

In-Person Sessions

1:15 pm – 2:00pm

Visit participating institutions in their Sessions and talk to them about funding and career opportunities provided by their universities and organizations.


  • Campus OWL
  • Hasso Plattner Institute
  • Heidelberg University
  • Technical University Berlin
  • Technical University Munich
  • UAS7 – German Universities of Applied Sciences
  • University Alliance Ruhr
  • University of Cologne
  • University of Freiburg

Funding Organizations and Alumni

  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • German Research Foundation (DFG)