Joining a network is the ideal way to access appropriate support, opportunities and information for your needs and career stage. Here are some of the networks across the campus. If there are others that you have benefited from, please let us know.
The Göttingen Alumni Network connects more than 30,000 former students and graduates with Göttingen University and its current work, teaching and research. Whether you are looking to keep in touch with old friends and class mates from your time at Göttingen or want to share you ideas, experience and expertise - your contribution makes this network a thriving and lively community. There are ample opportunities for you to network with fellow professionals and likeminded people at Alumni events in Göttingen and in cities across Germany, Asia and the USA.
Supports junior scientists in life and natural sciences to reach their career goals inside and outside academia. Primarily for postdocs but also senior PhD students based in one of the GAUSS faculties or non-university institutions within GAUSS. The GAUSS Career Service offers a wide range of tailored services to provide you with the best support possible, as for example individual counselling and job application advice, workshops, networking and alumni events.
E-mail | Registration | Linked-In: Postdocs@Gauss Career Service.
The network "Netzwerk Mutterschaft und Wissenschaft" (Network motherhood and science) is for all mothers who work in science, want to network, inform and exchange ideas. Sandra Raab organises the network in Göttingen and she runs a Facebook group here: Netzwerk Mutterschaft und Wissenschaft Göttingen. You can also contact her via mail sraab(at)bgc-jena.mpg.de.
Network for Postdocs and PhD students at the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences. Aims to foster interaction by organising Get Togethers, Career Seminars, “soft skill”/Scientific Seminars and much more.
WoCaNet brings students, researchers, and established scientific professionals together for a stimulating two-day event. In an open and inspiring environment, ideas and experiences on building careers and achieving a successful work-life balance can be shared: https://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/203891.html
The network is for early career researchers in Göttingen focussing on cancer, who are in the first three years of your postdoc or in the PhD/MD phase. Please contact Alexander Müller.
Young Medical Ethics Network (JMED) offers Postdocs and late-stage PhD students in the interdisciplinary field of medical ethics a platform for networking, continuing education and professional orientation.