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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
Workshop: Atypische Einstiegsoptionen
Berufliche Einstiegsoptionen außerhalb des gewöhnlichen (vorgegebenen) abschlussbezogenen Karriereweges
Workshop: Socializing with Confidence
The course provides advanced, job-relevant communication skills in spoken English.
Meet the Expert: Dr. Stéphan Mazouffre
Dr Stéphan Mazouffre will be talking about spacecraft electric propulsion elements.
Workshop: Grundlagenwissen BWL
Mit diesem Intensivseminar sollen Einblicke in die Kernbereiche der BWL gegeben und Grundlagen für betriebswirtschaftlich orientiertes Handeln erarbeitet werden.
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NEW: 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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