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JMU Research Academy


JMU offers support researchers with

  • orientating themselves by the principles of good scientific practice
  • developing an individual research strategy
  • identifying suitable funding programs and successfully applying for funding
  • specifically increasing their efficiency and creativity in writing scientific publications
  • optimizing their scientific presentations in view of varying target groups
  • increasing their chances of publishing in renowned journals
  • national and international networking within the scientific community
  • attracting and systematically promoting junior researchers

How JMU supports your research activity:

Good scientific practice

Research funding

  • The RAC team offers targeted individual and interdisciplinary counseling.
  • The SFT team supports you with the acquisition of international research funding.
  • The IZKF supports research at the faculty of medicine with central services.

Scientific publishing

  • The Writing Center coordinates a wide range of offerings in academic writing in English and German.
  • The University Library supports you with questions concerning the topics publishing and copyrights.
  • For questions on patents and licenses you can address the respective contact persons at  SFT.

Internationalization & Networking

  • The International Affairs Office gives you advice on guest lectureships and advanced training abroad.
  • The alumni office connects you to expert alumni of JMU within its mentoring program.
  • The SFT strengthens the cooperation between university and industry with services concerning technology transfer.

Support of doctoral students

  • The UWGS is the umbrella organization of four subject-specific graduate schools for Life Science, Humanities, Science & Technology as well as Law, Economics & Society.
  • Currently, five additional research training groups/ doctoral colleges are funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Elite Network of Bavaria.

Most popular:

  • Mentoring for newly appointed professors
  • Counseling on research funding
  • Career coaching for postdocs