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Freiburg Research Services offer around 40 courses and workshops per semester in German and English to provide doctoral candidates transdisciplinary further qualifications. The courses teach core competencies and transferable skills in five areas:


  • Management, Leadership & Mental Health
  • Communication & Presentation
  • Orientation & Career Planning
  • Research Practise & Teaching Qualification
  • Language Courses
These courses are open to registered or matriculated doctoral candidates at the University of Freiburg and may be attended free of charge. Please note that the FRS-IGA qualification program is not available for doctoral candidates of the medical faculty (Dr. med./Dr. med. dent. and Dr. sc. hum.). An overview of the qualification offers of the Medical Faculty can be found here.
Click here for information on enrollment and registration and a complete description of the conditions for participation. Please register for workshops and courses online with the user identification and password you received from the IT Services Department.
If you have problems registering, please read the information on our FAQ page.

For our current program please click here.

Besides, the Department of Equality, Diversity and Academic Staff Development offers a central mentoring program for doctoral candidates and postdocs called AdvanceMent Freiburg. The department is also responsible for the Qualification Program for Postdocs and Advanced Postdoctoral Researchers with which we closely collaborate.