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Mathematics Münster Graduate School (MMGS)
Collaboration and Networking
The Young Mathematician Conference Network gives doctoral researchers and postdocs the opportunity to organise conferences and summer schools on their own responsibility, together with other doctoral researchers or postdocs. The Cluster supports the event financially and organisationally.
Visiting Doctoral Researchers: Investigators can invite excellent doctoral researchers for 1-6 months to Mathematics Münster for a joint research project, for scouting promising Postdocs or as part of dual supervision. We plan to fund allowance (living costs and travel). Application are to be submitted by host investigators.
The Cluster provides travel funds for international collaborations and conference visits for all doctoral researchers. Funds can be applied for easily via the internal portal.
Exchange of experience: MM Connect is the networking seminar for young researchers within the department and across working groups.
Going Abroad: research stays for doctoral researchers
Math skills and soft skills
Lectures, advanced seminars, colloquia: Doctoral researchers and postdocs are specifically invited to the department's mathematical events as lecturers and participants. The lecture culture is an integral part of the exchange and expansion of knowledge.
Additional qualification and career planning: The WWU Graduate Centre offers a diverse programme which is divided into four modules: (1) academic work, (2) soft skills and interdisciplinary competences, (3) career planning and orientation and (4) networking - exchange - culture.
Higher education teaching: Offers of the Centre for Higher Education Teaching with course programmes and various advisory services, including competence enhancement for digital teaching-learning formats.
Third-party funding expertise: The SAFIR research funding advisory service advises and supports doctoral researchers and postdocs in the acquisition and strategic use of third-party funding.
Gender and Diversity
Further education measures at the WWU, e.g. the women's mentoring programme "Erstklassig!".
"Women's Network": regular meetings of female professors and junior researchers.
Extension of employment contract during maternity leave or family-related leave possible.
One-person offices with suitable equipment for pregnant women and young parents.
Improved re-entry after family-related leave through additional travel and guest funds, SHK funds, etc.
Support for taking the child with you and for childcare during business trips.