Welcome to HIGRADE!
HIGRADE is a graduate school for doctoral researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ and their partner universities.
HIGRADE aims to provide a coherent framework at the UFZ and the participating universities for qualifying a new generation of internationally competitive doctoral researchers in the field of environmental research. The intention of HIGRADE ist to prepare the doctoral researchers for careers in a range of environmental fields, i.e. for taking over leading positions in research, management and policy, technology development, or consulting and education. Graduate education in HIGRADE is structured, systematic and adapted to the individual needs of the doctoral researchers.
All foreign employees at the UFZ can get personal support and advice from the UFZ Personnel Department to facilitate the start in Germany and at the UFZ:
> Have a look at someof our HIGRADE 2.0 Fall Conference 2014.
> Read about a PhD's experiences at the Lake Baikal Summer School of Sciences (click on photo for more info):
> Ahamefula Utom (DAAD PhD student, UFZ-Department MET) recently received the 2014 SEG/Gary & Lorene Servos Scholarship Award, an impressive and prestigious grant for graduate students with research interests in applied groundwater exploration.