After graduation, you can choose from a wide range of career opportunities. In order to prepare for professional practice, GGG proposes a variety of offers which are now being further developed based on “Praxismodule“. … Weiterlesen
Since May 2016, I have been doing my PhD at the University of Göttingen in the Faculty of Social Sciences, at the Institute of Sociology under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Alexander-Kenneth Nagel. My PhD project focuses on “the civil society potentials of Ghanaian immigrants‘ Christian congregations [GICCs] and at which capacities do they contribute to social integration in the light of transnational debate”. … Weiterlesen
Since September 2014 I have been working at the Göttingen Institute for Democracy Research. There, I have conducted research on local conflicts that came up within the context of the “Energiewende” (‘energy transition’). In my thesis I focus on the local dynamics and effects on political culture that are caused by the local conflicts about the construction of wind power plants. … Weiterlesen
In cooperation with the Graduate Schools, the Center for Statistics offers statistical consulting for PhD students. The consulting service supports PhD students regarding the handling of different types of data (e.g. cross-sectional, longitudinal or time series data) and model selection (e.g. generalized linear models, mixed models or structural equation models). Additionally, the implementation of the data analysis in different statistical software packages (R, … Weiterlesen
The qualification program of GGG includes courses about self- and social competences, competences needed for your PhD project and professional skills.
In the third quarter 2019 we offer “Grundlagen der Mitarbeiter*innenführung”. … Weiterlesen
We continue our long tradition again this year: The 14th Week of Methods will take place from July 22 until 25 at the Convention Center by the Observatory. As usually, you can choose from four parallel method-workshops in order to broaden your methodological knowledge in an interdisciplinary way: … Weiterlesen
The Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences provides support measures and scholarships for PhD students of social sciences. As of now you can apply for a language revision grant or for a family-friendly completion grant.
Further up-to-date information can be found on the GGG homepage at: www.ggg.uni-goettingen.de/GGG-sponsorship
More detailed information will be presented online. … Weiterlesen
The election of the GGG PhD students‘ representation is imminent: It will take place from June 3 until 27, 2019 as an online election. All PhD students of GGG will receive an e-mail with access data and the corresponding link in it. If you are GGG member and you do not receive an e-mail with the link by June 3, … Weiterlesen
In April 2019 Prof. Dr. Simon Fink followed Prof. Dr. Kerstin Rabenstein as representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the executive board. We thank Prof. Rabenstein for 3,5 years of fertile collaboration as board member and cordially welcome Prof. Fink. … Weiterlesen
You want to stay up to date regarding available places in GGG’s course program? You want to receive further news, e.g. valuable hints on summer schools at other universities, and you want to know what is going on at GGG office? … Weiterlesen
How do PhD students with disabilities experience everyday life at a university? What kind of challenges are they faced with? Whom do they inform about their disabilities, and when? What kind of reactions do supervisors show? What solutions do they have when dealing with potential problems? And are disabilities or health problems actually taken into account in PhD regulations? … Weiterlesen
You have been wondering about what to do after completing your doctorate? Staying in academia is only one option, as a doctorate (in the field of social sciences) opens up far more possibilities. In order to show you some of these options, alumni will talk about their own experience on the way to and in positions outside academia. … Weiterlesen
On May 23 and 24, you are cordially invited to a conference organized by the DFG Research Network Mixed Methods and Multi-Method Social Research in collaboration with the Sociological Research Institute Goettingen (SOFI) and the Goettingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG). There is no need for registration and also no conference fee. … Weiterlesen
Einige Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen sehen das Wissenschaftsmanagement als Chance, der Wissenschaft treu zu bleiben und gleichzeitig mehr Planungssicherheit zu bekommen. Andere Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen haben den Bereich Wissenschaftsmanagement noch gar nicht ins Blickfeld möglicher Karrierewege genommen. Beide Gruppen wissen in der Regel wenig über dieses Berufsfeld, dessen Anforderungen und langfristigen Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten. Wenn Sie mehr darüber erfahren möchten und sich fragen, … Weiterlesen
In der Veranstaltungsreihe „‚Alle gleich anders?!‘ Diversität in Theorie und Praxis“ an der Universität Göttingen steht in diesem Jahr das Thema „Recht und Diversität“ im Mittelpunkt.
In sechs Abendveranstaltungen im Mai und Juni 2019 geht es um Themen wie Inklusion, Antirassismus, sexuelle und geschlechtliche Vielfalt und Strategien gegen Diskriminierung. Eingeladen sind insbesondere Studierende, … Weiterlesen
In cooperation with the university’s International Office the four Göttingen Graduate Schools will organize an International PhD day for new and experienced incomings. We will offer a short workshop on German Academic Culture, an entertaining guided city tour (in English, of course), and a guided tour at the university’s north campus with some scientific highlights. During the day, … Weiterlesen
The PraxisBörse at Göttingen University offers students, doctoral candidates and graduates of all disciplines the opportunity to get in touch with representatives of more than 100 companies as well as various institutions, faculties and student initiatives on 21 and 22 May, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and to find out about job offers, … Weiterlesen
Als Unterzeichnerin der „Charta der Vielfalt“ beteiligt sich die Universität Göttingen auch in diesem Jahr mit einer Veranstaltung am inzwischen 7. bundesweiten Diversity-Tag. Gemeinsam mit der Stadt Göttingen und der GWG Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsförderung und Stadtentwicklung Göttingen mbH lädt die Universität Göttingen am 28. Mai 2019 von 9:30-12:30 Uhr in die Aula der Universität am Wilhelmsplatz 1 ein. … Weiterlesen
This summer semester the administrative department Cooperation and Innovation together with SNIC offers several field trips to local enterprises. The trips will mostly be in German but feel free to contact the organizers, if you are interested and not entirely sure if your German is sufficient. … Weiterlesen
This summer semester the university’s career service invites you to a professional job interview training (in English) and information events on job hunting in Germany and abroad (in German). … Weiterlesen
Am Mittwoch, 3. Juli 2019, findet ab 16 Uhr im Konferenzraum im Friedländer Weg 2 die zweite Alumniveranstaltung der Graduiertenschule für Geisteswissenschaften statt. Die Idee dieser Veranstaltungsreihe ist der Austausch zwischen Alumni und Promovierenden, die hierdurch einen persönlichen Einblick in unterschiedliche Berufsfelder und individuelle Karrierewege erhalten. … Weiterlesen
In cooperation with the Children Day Care Göttingen, University‘s FamilyService organizes two weeks of holiday care for university employees’ children at the age of 6 to 12. From 8th to 12th of July 2019 your children will have the opportunity to take part in a program that is all about “animals and nature”. From 15th to 19th of July 2019 your children will become a cutter, … Weiterlesen
The Göttingen Centre for Gender Studies, in co-operation with the graduate School for Liberal Studies (GSGC) and the Göttingen Graduate School for Social Sciences (GGC), invites to the Gender Lab 2019. The idea behind the Gender Lab is to give added publicity to Gender Studies in Göttingen and to offer a platform to present and discuss the research of students and relative newcomers. … Weiterlesen
Please keep in mind that once this newsletter is issued, the registration period for the next courses has started: It is now possible for PhD students to register for the GGG courses taking place during the third quarter of 2019.
This newsletter is published four times a year. It is available for PhD students and supervisors of social sciences, … Weiterlesen