Young Researchers Support

DFG Graduate school Teaching & Learning Processes (UpGrade)

upgradeThe DFG Graduate School Teaching & Learning Processes (UpGrade) is an interdisciplinary oriented doctoral programme engaged in empirical research in the areas of teaching and learning processes.


Regina Hölzmann
+49 (0)6341 280-33258
upgrade-orga at

Graduate academy Learning · Society · Enviroment

GraduiertenakademieThe Graduate Academy Learning · Society · Environment is primarily a programme for promoting and training young scientists as well as enhancing the visibility of the University’s research profile. (Content only available in German)

Graduate academy Learning · Society · Environment

Apl. Prof. Dr. Marcus Naumer
+49 (0)6341 280-32212

Graduate school Herausforderung Leben (Life challenges)

Logo Graduiertenschule Herausforderung LebenAn academic view of life from the perspective of organisation, creativity and education. The graduate school supports young academics who are completing a PhD project in one of the areas supervised by the graduate school. (Content only available in German)

Graduate school Herausforderung Leben

Prof. Dr. Christian Bermes
+49 (0)6341 280-32274

Interdisciplinary Graduate Center (IPZ)

Logo IPZThe Interdisciplinary Graduate Center (IPZ) supplies an optimized cross-faculty framework for the education of PhD students and postdocs. It provides additional support to the academic supervision delivered by the university teaching staff. (Currently only available in German)

Interdisciplinary Graduate Center (IPZ)

Dr. Kathrin Ruhl
+49 (0)261 287-2950
ipz at

Promotionsprogramm Bildungsforschung (ProBi)



Dipl-Päd. Anna Schmidt
+49 (0)261 287-1822

Upper Rhine Trinational Graduate Academy "Security-Risik-Orientation" (SERIOR)

Logo SeriorKoblenz-Landau University and the five EUCOR universities of the Upper Rhine region have established the Upper Rhine Trinational Graduate Academy "Security-Risk-Orientation" (SERIOR). The offer comprises a new intercultural, interdisciplinary and practice-related training and supervision program for young research scientists in the area of risk management.

Graduate academy SERIOR

Caroline Mohr
+49 (0)6341 280-32285
cmohr at