Career events 

Career events, workshops/courses, opportunities

During the current period of the national excellence initiative (2018-2025), all courses and services offered by the Berlin member universities of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA) will be open to all membes of these institutions.

Please note:
(1) Many courses will be free for you and at no cost to M&B. You can go ahead an book them.

(2) Some courses, though free for you, will have to be paid for by M&B and thus need to be approved beforehand by M&B. Please check with the course organizers whether costs will be incurred for M&B before booking your courses. For these courses you will have to get our go-ahead.

Direct links to the course offers of the BUA graduate centers (BUA also has a newsletter with events which we will forward to you):
Dahlem Research School, FU
TU Center for Junior Scholars
Humboldt Graduate School, HU, News and online offers
Humboldt Graduate School, HU, Transferable skills courses
Berlin University Alliance

General list of career-related courses (not all of them will be available at any one time):

  • Annual career days
  • Mentoring programs: one-on-one and peer mentoring
  • Career development courses / opportunities
  • Career coaching
  • Plan B courses (careers outside the Academy)
  • Career networking events
  • Getting started on your PhD events / courses
  • Transition funding
  • University departments dedicated to professional continuing education (Berufliche Weiterbildung)

Upcoming career events

26 April 2023, 9.30-12.30
The Berlin University Alliance Postdoc Academy - Kick-off Event
( is coming to YOU!
Join your fellow postdocs from across the BUA partner universities for the Postdoc Academy Kick-Off Event on April 26th at the ‘Festsaal’ of Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56. You can find the program here:
The Postdoc Academy is designed to support you in your career development, particularly if you are in the first years of your postdoc, and to connect you with fellow postdocs in the Berlin research community. This day will be dedicated to the subject 'Postdocs and Careers' and will also provide a valuable opportunity for all BUA postdocs to connect with one another and interact with our inspiring guests. In addition, we will provide you with a glimpse into the future of the Postdoc Academy and show how you can profit from this program.
We understand that as a Postdoc your time is precious and that you have many projects to juggle. Hence, we strive to deliver value for your time and energy. The Postdoc Academy is tailored to your needs and we strongly encourage you to make suggestions to help further its development.
Become part of the Postdoc Academy and register now for the Kick-Off via this link:
Check out our first workshop offerings, designed exclusively for postdocs, and secure your spot quickly:
Your BUA Postdoc Academy Support Team.

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This page last updated on: 24 March 2023

Contact für M&B Career Events

Annette Winkelmann
Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Luisenstraße 56, Room 301
Tel. +49 30 2093-89750