Course Overview:


RWTH Research Manager



  • Target group
    Academic staff at RWTH who can prove they work and have their key focus in science management
  • Format
    In-service training, modular
  • Duration
    11 months
  • Start
    End of January 2021
  • Scope
    5 mandatory modules
    Module 1: three whole-day sessions (Monday through Wednesday)
    Modules 2 to 5: 2 in-person or online sessions each (Thursday and Friday).
    Participants also have to complete a transfer project.
  • Location
    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the first three modules of the event will be held online. At a later time we will decide on whether modules 4 and 5 will be held in a classroom setting or online. If modules 4 and 5 can be held in person, Module 4 will take place on the premises of Innovation GmbH Aachen, Module 5 in the Guest House of RWTH Aachen University.
  • Certificate
    Certificate of participation
    In order to be awarded the certificate, candidates must participate in all modules and have an overall attendance rate of 80 percent.
  • Costs
    This course is free for academic staff members of RWTH.

    Participants from external institutions, such as affiliated institutes, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Forschungszentrum Jülich, RWTH International Academy gGmbH, Innovation GmbH, Campus GmbH, non-university research institutions, etc., can only take part if there are extra places left and they must pay a participation fee. This fee depends on the costs of the event and must be requested in each individual case.
  • Registration
    You can register for the RWTH Research Manager certificate course until December 7, 2020.
    Please also check the terms of registration and participation.
  • Contact
    If you would like further details or have some questions, please get in touch with:
    Dipl.-Kff. Alexandra Panofen
    Division 4.3 – Career Development
    Telephone: +49 241 80 99 526