Preview of events and workshops in July

  • As part of the lecture series “History in the Anthropocene” and the international doctoral programme “Re-thinking Environment,” join us for the lecture: “The Soviet Union, Whaling, and the Nature of the Twentieth Century.”

Ryan Jones (Professor of History, Ann Swindells Chair, University of Oregon, USA)
Wednesday, 5 July 2023
pm–15:30 pm, building C, lecture theatre III

This is a joint event hosted by the Graduate Centre, Prof. Dr Simone M. Müller (Global Environmental History & Environmental Humanities), and the international doctoral programme “Re-thinking Environment: The Environmental Humanities and the Ecological Transformation of Society.”

Ryan Tucker Jones holds a PhD in history from Columbia University, located in the City of New York. He is the author of Empire of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific's Strange Beasts of the Sea, 17411867 (Oxford University Press, 2014) as well as Red Leviathan: The Secret History of Soviet Whaling (University of Chicago Press, 2022).


  • The Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum is hosting two digital information events on federal funding for the humanities and cultural and social sciences on the 13th of July 2023.

From 14:30 pm until 15:30 pm, Nicole Fuchs, research officer at DLR Projektträger working in the area of research funding, will present how federal calls for proposals usually work, especially in the humanities and social and cultural sciences, and what applicants need to take into consideration.

From 16:00 pm until 17:00 pm, Susanne Möhring from the federal government’s funding advisory service “Research and Innovation” will introduce the federal funding programme with particular relevance to the humanities and social and cultural sciences.

After their presentations, both speakers will be available to answer questions. Please register for the event(s) on the Jacob-Fugger-Zentrum website so that the relevant Zoom links for the meeting can be sent to you.


  • Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Welcome Service on the 19th of July 2023 at 19:00 pm

Following an official welcome by Prof. Dr Peter Welzel, Vice-President for Human Resources Development, Finance, and Internationalisation, as well as other speeches, you will have the opportunity to meet researchers from all over the world as well as engage in inter-faculty and interdisciplinary networking at a casual get-together over drinks and snacks.

Please register for the event by Wednesday the 12th of July 2023.

More information on the event and registration can be found here:

UniA-GradZ Workshops July 2023:

10th of July 2023

Time and self-management during doctoral studies (in German)

(Target group: Doctoral candidates). Online

Information and registration


25th and 26th of July 2023

Academia or industry – or something else entirely? Career orientation for doctoral candidates and postdocs (in German)

(Target group: Doctoral candidates and postdocs). In-person.

Information and registration


Further workshops

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Workshop

Colloquium: Research skills for early career researchers 14 July 2023 - Details - Digicampus ( (in German)


KLEVER Workshop for doctoral candidates 
Developing resilience and setting boundaries – Resilience training for doctoral candidates (in German)

This workshop is designed to help you stay healthy by reducing and managing stress during this phase of your life. Tips and support are provided for how to act in a resource-oriented way, optimising self-management. Following a look at internal and external habits and interdependencies, the workshop will focus on how to act sustainably as a “whole person.” The aim is to support participants in developing strategies to cope with challenges in a healthy way, developing resilience and learning how to set boundaries for successful long-term stress reduction.


  • Understanding the principle of resilience
  • Selfcare
  • Setting priorities, decision management
  • Setting boundaries
  • Time management and self-organisation
  • Strategies for overcoming stress

Trainer: Elisabeth Berchtold, EB-Training & Coaching

Event details:

Time: 17 July from 9:00 am until 16:00 pm (in person) and 14 August 10:00 am until 12:00 pm (Zoom debrief)

Place: University of Augsburg, ZWW Management Centre, 1103 (Building I)


Register via the ZWW:

Binding registration until the 10th of July 2023, online
More information on the event and registration can be found via the link:
KLeVer Veranstaltungen (


ProfiLehre Workshops (in German)

How to make lectures more attractive
• Dates: Mon, 26.06.2023, 14:00 pm – 17:30 pm and
Mon, 03.07.2023, 14:00 pm – 17:30 pm
• Trainer: Prof. Dr Ingo Striepling

More information and registration via Digicampus

Inverted Classroom
• Dates: Thurs, 06.07.2023, 09:30 am – 13:00 pm and
Thurs, 20.07.2023, 09:30 am – 13:00 pm
• Trainer: Paul Dölle

More information and registration in Digicampus

Accessible university teaching? – Disabled and chronically ill students in my course
(Can be counted towards the certificate “Inklusive Hochschullehre”)
• Dates: Fri, 21.07.2023, 09:30 am – 13:00 pm and
Mon, 24.07.2023, 09:30 am – 13:00 pm
• Trainers: Ingo Binder and Angela Binder-Hahnrieder

More information and registration in Digicampus


  • The Bavarian Academic Forum’s yearly colloquium on the 12th of October 2023 at the University of Augsburg: 

Networking in the health care sector: financing, care, and training
More information on the event and registration can found via the link:
 BayWISS Jahreskolloquium

  • Falling Walls Science Summit 2023 (79 November 2023, Berlin)




Doctoral candidates:

Fulbright doctoral programme (Apply now for a residency in the United States that begins between the 1st of January and the 30th of June 2024.)


Doctoral candidates and postdocs:
DAAD funding for academic participation in international academic conferences (Applications can be made at any time.)

Doctoral candidates in the final stages of their dissertation and postdocs:
DESY Fellowship in experimental particle physics (Application deadline: 30th of September)




  • Daimler and Benz Foundation fellowship programme to support postdocs und junior professors 2024

The fellowship programme is aimed at early career researchers in the early postdoctoral phase of their career. It is open to all disciplines and topics. (Application deadline: 1st of October 2023)

  • Fulbright scholarships for academics with a doctorate (professors, lecturers, and junior research assistants). Applications must be submitted at least nine months before the start of the planned residency.



  • Volkswagen Foundation scoping workshops

The Volkswagen Foundation’s funding enables researchers in any discipline with a doctorate at a German university to hold a working meeting with approx. 30 researchers to further develop their area of research (Application deadline: 26th of October 2023).


  • Researching academic research: summer schools and workshops

Funding offered by the Volkswagen Foundation to run a summer school or workshop for doctoral and post-doctoral researchers on academic research (Application deadline: 1st of January 2024)


  • Junior professors and early career research group leaders:
    Henriette Herz Scouting Programme for the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung

Zoom information event on the programme on the 26th of September 2023, 14:00 pm15:30 pm