Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg



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Orientation Professorship

Primary target group (orientation)

Post-doctoral researchers with a completed thesis, and PhD candidates well advanced in their doctoral studies, who want to pursue a career in Academia, aiming for a professorship.

Basic information

  • Number of participants per Mentoring Year: 10
  • Period: 1 year
  • Transitions between initial doctoral research phase – advanced doctoral research and graduation phase – orientation towards Academia

Module components


Tandem mentoring (one-to-one mentoring)

Mentors are experienced professors of different disciplines at MLU, as well as external experts where required.

Workshops for key qualifications

1. Workshop ‘Career management in Academia’
2. Workshop ‘Academic profiling in practice’
3. Workshop ‘Topics workshop’ (optional)

professionally supervised peer group meetings in the context of "collegial consultation"  (informal)

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