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Research Explorer Ruhr (RER)

Research Explorer Ruhr (RER) is a two-week summer program for international doctoral researchers, who have submitted their doctoral thesis, and early postdoctoral researchers interested in exploring the research landscape of the University Alliance Ruhr with its three members Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen.

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14 June 2020 - 27 June 2020
Bochum, Germany

Research Explorer Ruhr (RER) is a two-week summer program for international doctoral researchers, who have submitted their doctoral thesis, and early postdoctoral researchers interested in exploring the research landscape of the University Alliance Ruhr with its three members Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Join in and explore research opportunities at our most excellent chairs and institutes. Benefit from workshops on postdoc funding schemes and research career options in Germany! A series of networking events and guided excursions will help you in becoming acquainted with the thriving Ruhr Area as a potential place to work and live.

The program is conducted entirely in English and the invitation includes travel expenses and accommodation.


Hosts and Application

Our professors offer to host one guest at their institute from 14 to 27 June 2020. During this time, you can work out cooperation opportunities, research compatibility and possibilities to work on a funding proposal for a longer postdoc stay.

Here you will find the profiles of the participating professors. This list is constantly updated. You can conveniently apply directly at the end of each profile:

Hosts Engineering Sciences (https://www.research-academy-ruhr.de/rer-hosts-eng-en.html)
Hosts Humanities and Social Sciences (https://www.research-academy-ruhr.de/rer-hosts-hss.html)
Hosts Natural and Life Sciences (https://www.research-academy-ruhr.de/rer-hosts-nat-en.html)

Important note: In case you would like to work with a researcher who has not uploaded a profile, please send your application to research-explorer@rub.de so that we can get in touch with the respective professor. Do NOT send any kind of application to a professor directly.

How to apply: submit the application form you can find at the end of each host’s profile and send your academic CV as well as a publication list to research-explorer@rub.de. The application deadline is 1 March 2020 and selection will take place in mid-March.