This page offers you a useful list of links for various areas, e.g. financing, research and junior research support, as well as day-to- day life in Greifswald.

Please note that our links are currently being restructured and that you might find duplicates. Please excuse this, after finishing the “renovation” work, we hope to provide a simple link structure.

General Information

International Office

Welcome Centre

Family-Friendly University

Social/Psychological Advice

Ombudsmann Herr Prof. Dr. Fritz Scholz
Ombudsman for any questions concerning academic misconduct

Ethics Commission of University Medicine Greifswald [de]

Tips on Writing Theses

Tips from renowned professors and lecturers on academic writing and offers for subject-specific proof-reading.

Statistical Advice

The statistical service from Novustat covers consultancy and evaluation services in all areas of theoretical and applied statistics.

Financing, Research and Research Support

Start-Up Funding for Postdocs at the University of Greifswald

Communication and Information System “Junior Academics” [de]

Association of German Foundations

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Research page of the Federal Ministry of Education and Reseach (BMBF) with search engine and dissertation search

Federal Funding Advisory Service “Research and Innovation”
The Federal Funding Advisory Service "Research and Innovation" is the central point of contact for any questions regarding research and funding.

KOWI - European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations (Kooperationsstelle EU der Wissenschaftsorganisationen)
The Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations provides information and advises you on doctoral and postdoctoral funding programmes from the European Union and offers local informational events. 

Research in Germany
Information plattform of the initiative to "Promote Innovation and Research in Germany"

German Association of University Professors and Lecturers
Information and services for university professors and up-and-coming academics in Germany

Networking and Careers


Junges Kolleg Greifswald
For scholarships from the organisations for the promotion of young talent.
Organises presentations, colloquiums, symposiums and more modern types of events.

European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers
International federation of 34 national organisations of PhD candidates from the European Union and the Council of Europe

Humanity and Social Science
Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities and social science.
Communication and information platform for young researchers. The website provides information about career paths and funding opportunities. 

Here, researchers and journalists publish articles about topics concerning science in politics, religion, philosophy, art and industry. 

Interdisciplinary network for postdoctoral candidates and postdocs. Seminars, workshops, networking nationwide. 

Die Bildungsgewerkschaft (Education Union)
GEW project group "DoktorandInnen" ("PhD Candidates")


KarriereWegeMentoring Wissenschaft MV (CareerPathMentoring M-V)
The joint project "KarriereWegeMentoring Wissenschaft MV" is part of the state mentoring initiative, being implemented by both the University of Greifswald and the University of Rostock. 

Worldwide job offers

Working Abroad
Information and job advertisements - an offer from the Federal Employment Agency
Online scholarships and career network

Job offers and graduate programmes (from the journal Science)