Service desk of Graduate Center

E-Mail: graduatecenter@th-koeln.de
Tel: +49 221-8275-3300

Mirjam Heetkamp

Mirjam Heetkamp

Hochschulreferat Forschung und Wissenstransfer

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-3062

Service desk Graduate Center
+49 221-8275-3300

Dr. Katharina Rohrbach

Dr. Katharina Rohrbach

Hochschulreferat Forschung und Wissenstransfer

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-5220

Service desk Graduate Center
+49 221-8275-3300

Graduate Center

Graduate Center was founded in 2016 with the aim of ensuring high-quality qualification for doctoral candidates and the promotion of young academics after their doctorates.

Promotionsstrukturen an der TH Köln Promotionsstrukturen an der TH Köln (Image: TH Köln)

Structure of Graduate Center

The Graduate Center is a central scientific institution of TH Köln, which represents the interests of doctoral candidates, Postdocs and supervisors. The head of the Graduate Center being the Vice President for Research and Knowledge Transfer, it comprises the Commission for Promotion of Young Scientists (Ständige Kommission zur Förderung des Wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses). All doctoral candidates and Postdocs at TH Köln  are represented by the doctoral convention (Doktorand*innenkonvent). The bodies are supported by Graduate Center's service desk.

Objective

The aim of Graduate Center is to ensure a high-quality qualification for doctoral candidates and to promote young academics after completing their doctorate in line with the goals of the university development plan (Hochschulentwicklungsplan) and the self-image of the university. From doctorates in structured programs to individual doctorates to external doctorates - the Graduate Center supports all forms of doctorates. The Graduate Center signs responsible for all matters of doctoral candidates and Postdocs at TH Köln that are related to their research activities here, subject to the statutory and otherwise regulated responsibilities.

Tasks

  • Service desk of Graduate Center is a place of contact, advice, information and support for those who are interested in doing a doctorate, doctoral candidates, Postdocs as well as for all other university members and associates who are involved in promoting young academics
  • Interdisciplinary qualification offers for the best possible support during the doctoral and Postdoc phase as well as for the further career path
  • Advising university members on issues relating to the promotion of young scientists
  • Measures and instruments for quality assurance and improvement
  • Ensuring compliance with the principles of good scientific practice
  • Support in the planning and development of (further) structured doctoral programs at TH Köln
  • Funding measures for young researchers

Service desk of Graduate Center

E-Mail: graduatecenter@th-koeln.de
Tel: +49 221-8275-3300

Mirjam Heetkamp

Mirjam Heetkamp

Hochschulreferat Forschung und Wissenstransfer

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-3062

Service desk Graduate Center
+49 221-8275-3300

Dr. Katharina Rohrbach

Dr. Katharina Rohrbach

Hochschulreferat Forschung und Wissenstransfer

  • Phone: +49 221-8275-5220

Service desk Graduate Center
+49 221-8275-3300


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