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EMF: Introduction to EMF (Marburg)

For participants of EMF only
03/09/2023 9:30 AM  - 4:30 PM 
Event location:
  • Philipps-Universität Marburg, Online
  • Philipps-Universität Marburg/MARA
  • Workshop
Target groups:
  • Doctoral candidates
  • Postdocs
EMF Certificate program EMF Certificate program

Event language: English

On this introductory day to the certificate program „Designing and Managing Research Projects“ (EMF) you will reflect on the significance of research funding for your scientific career and work out some the basics of third-party-funded projects in terms of planning, application and implementation.

  1. Reflection on career goals: You will get to know your peers in small groups and discuss your current scientific career and future plans.
  2. Developing a project idea: Based on your scientific goals, you will develop first project ideas and link these with your career goals.
  3. Funding institutions and their criteria: You will get an overview of the basics, mechanisms and major players of German science as well as funding programs and their criteria.
  4. Project implementation: Aspect of the topics „Staff recruitment and management“ and „Communication in third-party-funded projects“ are dealt with in exercises.

This event is exclusive for participants of the certifying program "Designing and Managing Research Projects" (EMF).

Qualification Outcomes

  • You are able to use basics for planning, application and implementation of research funding for your own research goals.
  • You recognize the influence of your planned funding project and its funders to your scientific career.


Input, individual reflection, exercises


To participate in the online event you need a PC/laptop with a current browser (recommended: Chrome or Firefox) as well as a headset (or speakers and microphone), a webcam plus a stable Internet connection.

Proficiency in English at the B2 level of competency is required.

You need to register once in our database to use MARA offers.

More information about this event

Event location:

Philipps-Universität Marburg, Online


Philipps-Universität Marburg/MARA


Tabea Knopp
Philipps-Universität Marburg
MArburg University Research Academy
Postdocprogramm MARA
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Dr. Beate Scholz

Ms. Scholz works internationally as a strategy consultant, trainer, facilitator and coach at universities and research institutions. She previously worked at the German Research Foundation (DFG) as Head of Scientific Careers and Promotion of Young Researchers.

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Marburg intern (EMF-TN, MARA-Mitglieder, UMR)
Fee: 25,00 €
Available until: 02/22/2023
Booking possible until 22.02.2023, 23:59:00
Marburg extern (EMF extern, sonstige TN)
Fee: 75,00 €
Available until: 02/22/2023
Booking possible until 22.02.2023, 23:59:00
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