Postdoc Germany Workshop 2023

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Join us to gain valuable information about research opportunities in Germany, such as available funding, potential research partners, and the latest developments. The workshop is for postdoctoral fellows and students currently pursuing a PhD, who are looking for a networking opportunity to connect with other researchers and establish new collaborations. Additionally, attendees can gain a better understanding of the German research landscape and culture.


This event is organized by University Alliance Ruhr, New York University, the German Research Foundation, and the German Center for Research and Innovation as well as all participating institutions and partners.


09:00 – 09:30 – Breakfast & Networking

09:30 – 09:50 – Welcome and Opening Remarks – Maximize Your Impact: Industry and Academia

  • Wolfram von Heynitz
  • Mridul Agrawal
  • Lars Zender

09:50 – 10:20 – Opportunities and Funding Panel

  • German Research Foundation (DFG): Georg Bechtold
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Peter Kerrigan
  • German Academic International Network (GAIN): Anna Oberle-Brill
  • German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH): Jan Lüdert

10:20 – 10:30 – Institutional Pitches

  • Campus OWL: Katja Simons
  • Heidelberg University: Amanda Daquila
  • Hasso Plattner Institute: Joann Halpern
  • University Alliance Ruhr: Priya S. Nayar
  • University of Cologne: Eva Bosbach

10:30 – 12:00 – Thematic Tables and Networking

  • Career Pathways for Current Doctoral Students: DFG
  • Funding Your Post Doc: DFG, DAAD
  • Different Ways to Professorships: NYU
  • Returning to Germany: GAIN
  • Entrepreneurship and Transfer: DWIH

Covid19 Protocol

New York University will no longer require visitors (including affiliates and vendors) to present proof of vaccination at the point of entry to NYU buildings or University-sponsored events or upload proof of vaccination. All visitors must be prepared to present proof of compliance with the University’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements if asked to do so. In addition to adhering to building specific- or school-specific access policies, your visitor will only need to present a valid, government-issued photo ID upon entry to NYU buildings (children under 18 may provide non-government identification) to the Campus Safety Officer to verify their name against the visitor access list. Visitors and vendors are not required to present the NYU Violet Go for entry. For more information about our current visitor protocols and process and COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit:

Event Information

February 28, 2023, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

New York University, 19 Washington Square North, New York, NY 10011
Organizer(s): University Alliance Ruhr, New York University, German Research Foundation, German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York