Career and Executive Development at the Center for Professional Leadership

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The Center for Professional Leadership, CPL for short, provides professors, postdocs, non-professorial academic staff and research managers with continuing education opportunities, such as seminars, workshops, and individual coachings. In this way, they receive support with managing their positions as researchers, teachers, and executives. The also receive assistance with developing their career path at the University.



Dagmar Grübler

Program Coordinator


+49 241 80 99120



The Center for Professional Leadership offers programs for various target groups and individuals at different stages of their career, seeking to support staff members in developing skills in a number of relevant areas of competence.

Our Offerings

Workshops for Professors

Onboarding for New Professors

Support of Advanced Talents

Workshops für Postdocs and Academic Leaders

Certificate Courses for Academic Leaders


AixCYR – Aachen Center for Young Researchers

Terms of Registration and Participation in the CPL

Mailing List for Postdocs and Academic Staff at RWTH Aachen