Göttinger Graduiertenschule Gesellschaftswissenschaften

Doing a PhD at the Social Sciences Faculties at Göttingen Universität (FAQ)


First of all, we cordially like to welcome you! As Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG) we will accompany you during your PhD studies and support you to the best of our abilities.
Here you can find important information on the procedure of doing a PhD. Even though mainly intended for newcomers, this column contains information relevant to experienced PhD students, … Weiterlesen

It does not always have to be science: GGG alumni report on their experience and career prospects after graduation


Staying in academia is only one option, as a doctorate (in the field of social sciences) opens up far more possibilities: On average, 15% of PhD graduates work in academia, 70% are employed in enterprises and 12% work in the public sector. In order to show you some of these options, alumni talked about their own experience on the way to and in positions outside academia on May 20th 2019 … Weiterlesen