Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg



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Pathways into Academia

Primary target group (orientation)

PhD candidates at the beginning of their qualification phase, as well as those well advanced in their doctoral studies, those who want to pursue a career within and/or outside university Academia, as well as post-doctoral candidates contemplating an alternative career to becoming a professor.

Basic information

  • Number of participants per Mentoring Year: 12
  • Period: 1 year (June - June)
  • Module preparation (March)
  • Transitions between initial doctoral research phase – advanced doctoral research and graduation phase – orientation towards Academia

Module components



One-to-one mentoring with a postdoc or junior professor focuses on career guidance. The mentor shares her own experiences.

(digital) Key qualifications workshops

1. Workshop ‘Career paths in Academia’
2. Workshop ‘Topics workshop’ (optional)
3. Workshop ‘Topics workshop’ (optional)

Peer-group meeting (informal, digital)

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