Offers for doctoral candidates

Here you will find offers for PhD students such as workshops and consultations. Since the page is constantly updated, it is worth visiting regularly. You can also subscribe to our newsletter with a short mail to stay informed. Do you have suggestions for workshop topics that are not limited to a specific field? We will be happy to take them on board!

Qualification program 2022

The qualification program is open to all doctoral students of the four universities of applied sciences in Saxony-Anhalt, i.e. to cooperative doctoral students and doctoral students in the doctoral centers. The program is also open to participants from the Graduate Academy of the OVGU. Remaining places may be allocated to other interested parties.

The workshops are free of charge. Please note the registration deadlines.

Course offers

November 18, Friday, HS Harz - Workshop "Forschungsmethodik"


Workshop „Forschungsmethodik“

When? November 18, 9.30 – 16.30

Where? Harz University of applied sciences, Campus Wernigerode, Friedrichstraße 57-59, 38855 Wernigerode

What? The seminar on research methodology contains two topics: research design and research communication. The first part will cope with the research process: the research question, methods, and the analysis: which methods exist and which are suitable for my research project? What is good scientific research and which demands shall it satisfy? What are helpful tools for organizing research? The second part is about research communication: What makes a good paper and where can it be placed? How can I present my research at conferences? Eventually, the trainer will answer open questions on writing a dissertation and research methodology.

Registration deadline: November 4, max. 10 participants

Further information and the link to the registration can be found here.

09 December, Friday, HS Harz - Workshop „Selbstbestimmt promovieren - erfüllt leben!“

When? 09 December, 9.30-17.00

Where? Harz University of Applied Sciences, Campus Wernigerode, Friedrichstraße 57-59, 38855 Wernigerode

What? The workshop focuses on topics of personality development and self-coaching tools for more fun, focus and flow when doing a doctorate. Further information can be found here

The workshop will be held in German.

Contact Persons

Prorector for Research, Development and Technology Transfer
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Baumgarten

Tel.: +49 (0) 391 886 41 05
Fax: +39 (0) 391 886 47 09

Visitor's adress: House 3, Room 1.04

Contact details

Coordinator Doctoral Center Social, Health and Economic Sciences
Josephin Winkler

Phone: 0049 3931 2187 3812

E-Mail: josephin.winkler(at)

Address: Stendal, Osterburger Str. 25, House 3, Room 0.19

Consultation hours via phone for doctoral students and interested persons:
Mondays 12:00 - 13:00, Central European Time
Wednesdays 11:00 - 12:00, Central European Time

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You can also make an individual appointment for a Zoom meeting.

Advisor of the Doctoral Center for Environment and Technology

Kerstin Taenzer

Tel.: 0049 391 886 49 92

Address: Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum FEZ, Breitscheidstr. 51, 39114 Magdeburg, Room 3.02

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