Doing Research in the Humanities - Challenges and Opportunities of Doing a Doctorate/PhD in Germany

TitleTimeRoomTeacher
Doing Research in the Humanities - Challenges and Opportunities of Doing a Doctorate/PhD in Germany19.09.2017 14:00 - 18:00Dahlem Research School, Hittorfstr. 16Dr. Christoph Senft

Participants

for international doctoral candidates in the humanities

Objectives

The aim is to identify similarities and differences between academic environments worldwide, to understand your specific research environment at a German university and to develop strategies to avoid and solve problems during your PhD time

Content

Successfully taking through a project like a dissertation/PhD thesis can be difficult as such, but in a new academic and cultural environment it can be even more challenging. We will discuss different aspects of your doctorate/PhD work and what problems you might encounter, in general, but also regarding the specific research environment at German universities. The workshop will focuns on the following topics: 

  • Doctorate/PhD and career path
  • Research and academic work
  • Your guide and you
  • Doctorate/PhD-Life-Balance
  • Crisis management

It will be possible to add topics and discuss aspects in more detail according to your specific needs.

 

Methods

  • Short Presentations by Trainer and Participants
  • Discussions
  • Role Play
  • Group Work
  • Toolkit Development

 

Course Language: 
English
Work Units: 
8
Pdf template: 
FUBright (en)
Instructor: 
Dr. Christoph Senft