Social Icons facebook Twitter YouTube Kanal Instagram

News 

Newsletter June

The June newsletter is now available!

Newsletter

In our newsletter you may find all important information regarding the upcoming events of the Welcome Centre, events of Bielefeld University, an overview on current scholarships, grants and career resources, as well as further information on cooperations and international programmes, our available housing offers and happenings in and around Bielefeld.

-> Read the latest newsletter.

If you want to get the newest information right away send us an e-mail to welcome@uni-bielefeld.de to register for the newsletter!

Newsletter May

To read the May newsletter click -> here.

Newsletter April

To read the April newsletter click -> here.

Scholarship for particularly engaged international doctoral candidates (STIBET) 2017

Together with the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD), the Welcome Centre announces a scholarship for particularly engaged international doctoral candidates. Successful applicants receive a monthly stipend of €850 for one up to 12 months. Prerequisites include a good academic record and previous voluntary (social) engagement serving international exchange. Good knowledge of the German and the English language as well as another modern language is advantageous. Applicants should be at least in the second year of the doctoral studies.

Closing date for applications: 29.05.2017

-> Announcement
-> Application form
-> Form for letter of recommendation (in German)
-> DAAD Guidelines (in German)

Final Degree Scholarship for international doctoral candidates STIBET 2017

Together with the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienst, DAAD), the Welcome Centre announces a final degree scholarship for international doctoral candidates. Successful applicants receive a monthly stipend of €784 for one up to six months. Prerequisites include a good academic record and the expectation that the degree will be granted within a year.

Closing date for applications: 15.05.2017

-> Announcement
-> Application form
-> Form for letter of recommendation (in German)
-> STIBET FAQ (in German)

Newsletter March

To read the March newsletter click -> here.

Academics in China

On 20 January 2017, we concluded the "Academics in China" annual project with a final workshop. The "Academics in China" workshop series were the first project of the Welcome Centre's "Academics in..." series, following the "Academics in Turkey" pilot workshop in 2014. The series "Academics in..." is a three year project funded by the DAAD StiBet-Doktoranden funding programme.

The aim of the project was to give Chinese junior researchers a platform where they can go into an exchange about their knowledge of the Chinese university system and their experiences as Chinese PhDs, PostDocs and internationally mobile academics in Germany.Thirteen interested Chinese researchers attended the event and gained further insight into the Chinese academic system, learned about Bielefeld University's cooperation with Chinese Universities and shared and compared experiences with their fellow researchers.

The event was opened by the head of the Welcome Centre Eleni Andrianopulu with a short presentation on the goals and structure of the "Academics in..." series and the current "Academics in China" project.
Next Masako Gröger-Suzuki of the International Office informed the attendees about Bielefeld University's cooperation with the East China Normal University. Afterwards Qiang Li gave a presentation on the Beijing Institute of Technology, followed by Peixin Xian giving a brief insight into her PhD thesis with a presentation on discourse acquisition of Chinese students in Germany (all presentations from the event are linked below).
To conclude the event Peixin Xian (formerly Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies at Bielefeld University, now Zhejiang International Studies University), Yedan Li (Faculty of Sociology at Bielefeld University), Qiang Li (Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics "CoR-Lab" at Bielefeld University), and Jiajun Yang (Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology "CiTec" at Bielefeld University) shared their experiences and insights on the Chinese and German academic systems, reviewed academic (and other) possibilities after having obtained a doctoral degree and answered questions of PhD students in a panel discussion.

The project series will be continued with the already running "Academics in Africa" workshops in 2017.

Presentations:



->  News Archive

Contact: 

welcome@uni-bielefeld.de

Help Desk
Monday til Friday:
10.30-11.30
Room: C5-133

personensuche-IconOur team
Welcome Centre Flyer
Directions

International Academics
at Bielefeld University
on -> Facebook

Newsletter Registration

+ If you want to get the newest information right away send us an e-mail to welcome@uni-bielefeld.de to register for the newsletter!