Staircase at the Van de Velde Building (Photo: Hamish John Appleby)
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Published: 19 October 2017

Next Doktorhut // 8. November 2017

For students, who are considering a doctorate, the »Doktorhut« is an information event covering topics about paths leading to an academic career, its conditions and prospects, and funding opportunities.

Published: 19 September 2017


We are offering individual 45-minute one-on-one consultation sessions with a qualified instructor to help doctoral candidates with the grammatical aspects of their written work, punctuation and sentence structure and texts in English.

Published: 14 September 2017

POSTERS WANTED! | Poster Contest and Elevator Pitch 2017

WE WANT YOUR POSTER! PhD candidates, young researchers, designers and artists (up to 3 years after begin of employment) of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar may apply with a scientific poster. An interdisciplinary jury will select ten of the best posters, which will be admitted for the exhibition.

Disputationstraining // 24. - 25.10.2017

Der letzte große Meilenstein der Promotion ist die mündliche Verteidigung der Arbeit, die besondere kommunikative Herausforderungen mit sich bringt. Dieser Workshop richtet sich an Promovierende, die sich intensiv auf ihre Disputation vorbereiten wollen.
  • Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 09.00 am


Almost there: preparing for the viva defense / the disputation // 1 – 2 November 2017

The seminar aims at preparing doctoral candidates for the viva defense by honing presentation skills so as to effectively argue points convincingly and think on one’s feet during the question and answers session.
  • Date: Wednesday, 01 November 2017, 09.00 am


Poster Contest and Elevator Pitch | Wissenschaftstag 2017 - 22.11.2017

Once a year the Bauhaus Research School organizes a competition for young researchers, designers and artists. The prizes are awarded in two categories: for the best poster and the best mini-presentation - the so-called elevator pitch. The aim here is to provide an entertaining, interesting and thrilling insight into the project within 90 seconds.
  • Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 02.00 pm


The Bauhaus Research School provides workspace for its doctoral and post-doctoral students for a period of 12 months. Users receive access to their workspace 24/7. (more information)

The Bauhaus Research School offers advice in legal, administrative and financial issues concerning research in Weimar.

We inform about current calls for proposals, scholarships, funding, qualification and events.

Exchange experiences with other young researchers and artists and participate in interdisciplinary research colloquia.

The Bauhaus Research School produces a newsletter in regular intervals, informing our members and members of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar about the current events and affairs that might interest young researchers and artists. 

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  • HIT Course at the Bauhaus Research School (Photo: Hamish John Appleby)

    The Bauhaus Research School organises an extra curriculum with courses in transferable skills and key qualifications according to the requirements of the doctoral programmes and the wishes of PhD students and supervisors.

  • The Bauhaus Research School organizes three regular events: the "Mortar Board", an Elevator Pitch and a Science Slam.