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StuehleThe GraduateCenterLMU offers a wide range of information events and specific workshops for doctoral candidates. In addition, events organized by other institutions are listed below.

Events, which are being conducted in English, are marked with an asterisk *.

General information about participation in our workshops can be found in the Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any questions concerning the accessibility of a workshop please contact us.

GraduateCenterLMU Workshops for Doctoral Candidates


Souverän die Disputatio bewältigen (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)
The workshop was postponed. New date: 12.-13.12.2016
- fully booked; registration for waiting list -

Stipendienanträge schreiben (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)
(auch für Promotionsinteressenten)

Presentation Skills (Natural and Life Sciences)*

Lesestrategien für Promovierende
- fully booked; registration for waiting list -

Zeit- und Selbstmanagement für die Promotion (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)

Teaching Skills*

Was kommt nach der Promotion? Den Übergang erfolgreich gestalten (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)
01. und 02. bzw. 03.03.2017

Schreibroutinen entwickeln (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)
06. und 07. bzw. 08.03.2017
- fully booked; registration for waiting list -

Applying for Jobs in English*
(also for postdocs)
- fully booked; registration for waiting list -

Slidewriting: Optimize Your Own Academic Presentation*

Communication and Teams*

Voice Training*
- fully booked -

Quellenrecherche im Archiv
(auch für Promotionsinteressenten)

Giving Academic Talks in English*

Optimizing Writing Strategies in English (Natural and Life Sciences)*

Urheberrecht und Bildrechte bei der Publikation von Dissertationen




Events by Other Institutions


In-service Training
Doctoral candidates and postdocs who are employees of LMU Munich may participate in training offered by LMU's In-service Training.

LMU Extra
This is a special program offered by the women's representative of LMU Munich for young academics towards the end of the doctorate.

Sprachraum is an initiative of LMU Munich to especially promote key qualifications concerning language and speech, such as communication skills, rhetoric and teaching competencies.

Center for Leadership and People Management
The LMU Center for Leadership and People Management offers seminars on leadership.

University Library
The central university library frequently offers introductions to bibliography software (Ctitavi, EndNote) and online search for scientific literature.

Bavarian State Library
The Bavarian State Library regularly offers general introductions, as well as various topic specific events.

Leibniz Supercomputing Center
Enrolled doctoral candidates and employees of LMU Munich may participate in software courses (e.g. Access, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word) offered by the Leibniz Supercomputing Center.

IT-Group Humanities
For doctoral candidates and researchers in the humanities, the IT-Group offers courses in various IT-competencies.

LMU Speech Center
Enrolled doctoral candidates may participate in language courses offered by the LMU Speech Center.
Besides German language courses, offers a divers cultural program for international doctoral candidates and postdocs.

German Language Courses at Universität München e.V.
The institution German Language Courses at Universität München e.V. teaches German as a foreign language.

Agency for Labor
The Agency for Labor in Munich offers a special program for students at institutions for higher education which includes events concerning career entry.

Enrolled doctoral candidates may participate in courses offered by LMU InnovationsGeist which address primarily students from the humanities and social sciences.