Support for Advanced Talents

With the Individual Mentoring and Coaching service, we offer RWTH Aachen’s advanced talents support with their academic career and attaining their individual goals.


Alexandra Panofen


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To support their professional and personal development, early-career researchers have the opportunity to take advantage of the professional development offerings of the Center for Professional Leadership. There you can benefit from the program of workshops for Postdocs and Academic Leaders.

Junior professor in addition have the opportunity to participate in the workshops for Professors.

Furthermore, we provide individual mentoring and individual coaching services for our Advanced Talents through the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers, DHV.

In addition, we are hosting an Advanced Talents Day in partnership with the University of Cologne once a year.

Expressly recommended by the Rector’s Office, all these offerings for Advanced Talents are under the patronage of Professor Doris Klee, Vice-Rector for Human Resources Management and Development.

Who are Advanced Talents?

Advanced talents at RWTH Aachen include:

  • Both tenure and non-tenure track junior professors
  • Junior research group leaders
  • Postdocs with honors and scholarships, such as DFG Emmy Noether, EU Marie-Curie, ERC Starting Grants

If you have received a comparable award or scholarship and would like to participate in the program, please contact us.