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.

Alumni Göttingen

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.

GAUSS Career Services for postdocs

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.


GOEvol isa network of evolutionary biologists in Göttingen, which organises regular Symposia and meetings and maintains a mailing list for announcements and networking.

MPI for Biophysical Chemistry PhD-Postdoc Community

Network for Postdocs and PhD students at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. Aims to foster interaction by organising Get Togethers, Career Seminars, “soft skill”/Scientific Seminars and much more.

Open Science

Join up here to receive regular information about meetings and open access, data, code, sharing methodologies, open peer review and open educational resources. More information about Open Science here

Women’s Network for Leadership and Research in Medicine

Network to support female doctors and scientists in their careers, strengthen their leadership skills and make career opportunities transparent.
Contact: Professor Frauke Alves

Young Group Leaders

Meet every fourth Wednesday at 11.30 in the Nordmensa for lunch.  Interested Group Leaders are invited to contact Nico Posnien.