PhD and beyond

Management Competencies for Careers Outside Academia

You are a PhD student or postdoc right after finishing your PhD? You are interested in finding a job outside academia? Then, the programme Promotion plus+ qualifiziert (PhD and beyond is just right for you!

This two semester programme conveys management and key competencies in concurrence to your research and helps to identify career prospects outside academia.

The trainings of the programme cover the following core areas:

  • Management competencies and corporate entrepreneurship
  • Career planning and job application
  • Transferable skills

After successfully completing the programme, you will get a certificate indicating the attendance of the programme. This will be presented in a ceremonial closing event.

Alongside two German-speaking work teams we also offer one English-speaking group.

Registered doctoral candidates and postdocs at Leibniz University Hannover in the first two years of the postdoctoral phase are eligible to apply. On request, doctoral candidates and postdocs of other universities can be admitted to the application process. An already advanced stage of the doctorate as well as a repeated application for the programme can be taken into account when selecting participants.

Application deadline is July 31, 2021. For further information please see the attached flyer or consult our website: