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StuehleThe GraduateCenterLMU offers a wide range of information events and specific workshops for doctoral students. 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.

GraduateCenterLMU Workshops for Doctoral Students


Digitale Bildbearbeitung mit Photoshop –
Workshop der IT-Gruppe Geisteswissenschaften in Kooperation mit dem GraduateCenterLMU

*Self and Time Management (Natural Sciences and Medical Research)

Logisches Argumentieren für Nachwuchswissenschaftler

Souverän die Disputatio bewältigen (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)
- fully booked -

Promotion – und dann? Karriereplanung für Natur- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftler
- fully booked; registration for waiting list is possible -

Kreativitätstechniken für die Promotionsphase

Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten – Hilfreiche Softwaretools (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)

Stimmtraining zur Entwicklung einer ausdauernden und tragfähigen Stimme
- fully booked -

*Communication and Teams

*Working in international teams - Strategies for intercultural collaboration

Quellenrecherche im Archiv

Karriere in der Wissenschaft
(also for postdocs)

Meetings und Diskussionsrunden leiten
(also for postdocs)

Lehrkompetenz – miniPROFiL

Rhetorik und Design - Vorträge visuell & sprachlich optimal gestalten

*Project and Time Management for Scientists (Natural Sciences and Medicine)
(also for postdocs)

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



Events by Other Institutions


In-service Training
Doctoral students 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 students 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 students and researchers in the humanities, the IT-Group offers courses in various IT-competencies.

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