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Giessen Graduate Center for Natural Sciences and Psychology


GGN. Soft skills and solid knowledge.

GGN. Soft skills and solid knowledge.

The Giessen Graduate Center for Natural Sciences and Psychology is an interdisciplinary institution addressing the needs of all doctoral students in the fields of mathematics, informatics, physics, geography, biology, chemistry, psychology, and sports sciences at Justus Liebig University.


The GGN serves as the greenhouse for the personal and professional growth of young scientists.


  • We offer a wide range of high-quality workshops and training sessions to provide expertise and develop competencies.
  • We organize social and networking events where our members can benefit from the experience and exchange with peers and professionals.
  • We advocate for an inclusive environment and equitable support.


Whether it’s for academic careers or for careers outside of academia, the GGN supports young scientists to excel.




Upcoming Events
Meet the Expert: Dr. Christiane Wiebel-Herboth
Investigating Eye Movement Measures in the Context of Human Machine Cooperation
Mar 04, 2024 11:00
Workshop: Basics of Business Administration
This workshop provides you with knowledge about critical areas of business administration, allowing you to understand how companies work. You will learn about the different departments and functions that exist within a company and apply the knowledge to real life examples.
Mar 11, 2024 09:00
Doctorate with a plan: Effective time management for doctoral candidates
Get your doctorate on the road to success: productivity and time strategies for doctoral candidates who want to finally make progress
Apr 17, 2024 10:00
Workshop: Get that Job!
Applying and Interviewing for Jobs in English
Apr 24, 2024 09:30
Business English
The course will cover a wide range of topics from formal code of conduct to company structures and the preparation of various types of documents that are essential for your work in companies.
May 03, 2024 09:30
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Travel funding for members of the GGN
Members of the GGN can apply for travel grants to finance a trip to a scientific event.
Dr.-Herbert-Stolzenberg-Award for outstanding achievements in the natural sciences
The GGN awards three early career researchers in the natural sciences
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