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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.

GraduateCenterLMU Workshops for Doctoral Candidates


Meetings und Diskussionsrunden leiten
(also for postdocs)

*Self and Time Management (Natural Sciences and Medical Research)
- fully booked -

(also for postdocs)
- fully booked; registration for waiting list -

Lehrkompetenz – miniPROFiL

Erfolgreich Netzwerken auf Konferenzen – Selbstmarketing für Wissenschaftler
- fully booked; registration for waiting list -

Projekt Promotion - Sich nachhaltig motivieren & erfolgreich promovieren

Teams und Gruppen leiten

Vorträge und Verhandlungen - Bewerbungssituationen erfolgreich gestalten
(also for postdocs)

Was kommt nach der Promotion? Den Übergang erfolgreich gestalten (Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften)
20. und 21. bzw. 22.07.2016
- fully booked; registration for waiting list -

Promotion - ja oder nein?



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.