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Welcome to the website of the Graduate and Research Academy ("Graduierten- und Forschungsakademie" (GraFA)) – a central istitution for doctoral students and young researchers of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg.

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GraFA will continue to offer trainings, coachings and consulting
during the Corona-period.

 

Dear doctoral candidates,

despite the current situation around Corona, GraFA tries to continue to offer you advice and training without endangering anyone′s health.

All advisory services including coaching are still available, but they will take place virtually. We kindly ask you to make an appointment with the respective colleagues beforehand (by e-mail or by telephone). We will carry out the consultations and coachings using the virtual meeting software GoToMeeting. You will receive the link by e-mail and can log in using your laptop or mobile phone (GoToMeeting App, available free of charge in the App Store).

Some of the courses and training can also be implemented in this way. The GraFA programs EMPOWER and the successful team "Young women at the top" will continue virtually on the dates already announced. For all other courses and workshops, we have contacted our trainers and are checking whether courses can virtually be carried out in whole or in part. Please register as usual for the courses online at https://tu-freiberg.de/en/grafa/weiterbildung. You will receive a message in time whether the course will take place virtually or whether it has to be postponed.

Unfortunately, we have to postpone courses on the development of teaching skills that are carried out in cooperation with the University Didactic Center Saxony (Hochschuldidaktisches Zentrum Sachsen).

We hope that together we can use this special time positively and creatively. Stay healthy.

The team of the GraFA


News

Collage of pictures with women
NOWA - "Network of Women in Academia at TU Bergakademie Freiberg" is a network for and by female scientists and support staff. The network creates space for personal and interdisciplinary exchange. Currently, 49 women are registered in the network. … weiterlesen

Graduate hat on a city picture at the castle square
At a virtual ceremony on January 28, the Graduate and Research Academy of TU Bergakademie Freiberg congratulates 113 scientists from 19 different countries who successfully completed their doctorates (108) or habilitations (5) in the previous year. … weiterlesen

Photo collage: two women side by side
It has been 43 years since Dr. Maja Krumnacker, the first woman, started as a professor at the Bergakademie Freiberg. Today, the university looks at a larger number of female students, doctoral candidates, habilitation candidates and professors. These are supported by the GraFA, among others. … weiterlesen

Dr. Ing. Elsa Qoku in portrait.
For her doctoral thesis at TU Freiberg on the characterization and quantification of cement-based materials, the young scientist Dr. Ing. Elsa Qoku was awarded a prize of 3,000 euros by the German Chemical Society on March 17. … weiterlesen

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