Early-Career Researchers

RWTH Center for Young Academics

Four people talking © Thilo Vogel

The RWTH Center for Young Academics is the umbrella organization for all activities promoting early-career researchers from doctoral studies to the postdoc phase to qualification periods for future professorial appointments.

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Career Paths of Junior Researchers at RWTH

Dialogue between junior professors and students © RWTH Aachen

Early-career researchers progress through different qualification phases after their doctoral studies. However, the decision to work in industry or pursue an academic career is often made late in the process. The University has created ideal framework conditions for career development and presents its researchers with transparent career paths both at and outside of the University early on.

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Researchers in conversation © Thilo Vogel

Within the framework of RWTH Aachen's Institutional Strategy, junior researchers founded the Aachen Center for Young Researchers, AixCYR for short, in 2009. Academic staff members pursuing an academic career, principally ones who have already completed a doctoral degree at RWTH Aachen, come together in AixCYR.

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