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The Research Academy of the Goethe University

GRADE offers a platform for doctoral education and research support. GRADE supports early career researchers individually in accordance with their needs and interests. GRADE participants have access to a comprehensive set of services geared towards research and career development.

Structured doctoral training

GRADE provides doctoral students as well as Postdocs of the Goethe University (and selected Partners) with a comprehensive qualification program and supports them in structuring their doctoral studies.

Fit for the career

GRADE prepares early career researchers for your career inside or outside of science and offers an insight into different career fields. With GRADE you will build up your network for the future.

Individual guidance

Are you considering to pursue a doctoral degree? Are you already working on a doctorate and are experiencing some difficulties? GRADE supports you with problem solving strategies during the working stage and in the desicion-making process after graduation.

Further information about us

New survey round in February 2023

Ad Infinitum Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates at the Faculty of Modern Languages at Goethe University

Apply now until 31 March 2023

GRADE and the Faculty of Modern Languages offer two scholarships for doctoral candidates in German Studies and related disciplines at Goethe University. The scholarships are funded by the Dr. Herbert und Anne-Marie Lembcke Ad-Infinitum-Foundation and cover up to 1350 € per month for two years. The call for applications for the next two scholarships opens on December 1, 2022.

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