Support for junior researchers

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The University of Tübingen offers excellent conditions for talented junior researchers. From doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers to junior research groups – researchers at the early stages of their career have many opportunities at our university, whether they are seeking to qualify within research projects, doctoral programs or individual research projects. Through support and coaching, our junior researchers receive excellent mentoring to help them master current and future challenges.


Doctoral programs

Doctoral research is the key to starting a scientific career. On the following pages you will find details of all doctoral programs at the University of Tübingen.



Doctoral programs


Graduate Academy

The Graduate Academy at the University of Tübingen provides services for junior researchers and includes the graduate academies of the faculties. It also manages structured doctoral programs and the doctoral networks of the university.



Graduate Academy website


Research Training Groups

The Research Training Groups (RTG) which are funded by the German Research Foundation are among the best in national and international research. More information about the Research Training Groups at the University of Tübingen can be found on our core research areas website.



Research Training Groups


Funding and support for junior researchers

Funding and support is key to the start of a successful scientific career. On the following pages you will find all the information you need on funding and support for junior researchers.



Funding and Support