Dr. Klaudia Hettwer
Julia Rudman

Coordinator of the Graduate School Science and Technology


Room W3 1-138
Phone.: +49 (0)441 - 798 3648

Office hours:
Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00
Thursday 10:00 - 12:00
and by appointment 

Graduate School 'Science and Technology' OLTECH

Office hours in April

No office hours in April 11-17, 2014

Applications for admission as doctorand in the Faculty V can be submitted to Frau Janny de Wall, Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften, Tel.: 798-3253, Raum W4 1-159.

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Career Paths in Marine and Climate Sciences”
May 23rd, 2014


More information and the registration you find on the website of the symposium

The symposium mainly addresses PhD students and young Postdocs. The main objective for this symposium is to present different job fields and career paths in marine and climate sciences. 20 speakers confirmed to give a talk (

Summer term pre-meeting - Presentation

Wednesday, 26th March 2014, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
at the Room W02-1-143 (Campus Wechloy)

Download the presentation shown at the meeting.

Talk for female young researcher: University Careers
(23. April 2014, 4-6 p.m.)

Wedn. 23. April 2014, 4-6 p.m.
Universities guesthouse

In the talk we will discuss the career options in University and Sciences. Invited speaker:

  • Prof. Dr. Gudrun Massmann, Professor for Hydrogeology/Catchment Hydrology at the Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
  • Dr. Katharina Pahnke, head of the Max Planck research group for "Marine Isotope geochemistry" at the ICBM
  • Dr. Cornelia Kranczioch, Head of an Emmy Noether research group at the Department of Psychology, Group "Neuropsychology

You are interested in the talk?

Please register via StudIP.
In case you don't have an account yet please write an e-mail to oltech(at)

Welcome Workshop for New PhD Students
(April 28, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

For all new doctorates of our PhD programmes the graduate school offers once more a Welcome Workshop at the beginning of the summer term.

The workshop will take place at the universities guesthouse.

Date: April 28, 2014, from 9:30 -17:00

Topics of the workshop:

  • Introduction to the Graduate School and institutions at the university
  • Presentation of the curriculum
  • Thesis Committee and supervision agreement
  • Defining motivation, wishes and expectations for the PhD
  • Envisaging and identifying the requirements
  • Identifying the personal course programme

You are interested in the workshop?

Please register via StudIP.
In case you don't have an account yet please write an e-mail to oltech(at)

Job Hunting and Interview Skills - An Alternative Approach

Date: April 29-30, 2014

Time: 9am - 5pm

Location: not yet known

Trainer: Rob Thompson

This workshop will provide an alternative to the usual CV / Covering letter method of job hunting. You probably spend at least a half of your waking time at work. It is really important that you get the right job. A job that uses your skills, working with people you connect with.

Please register via StudIP

Science Slam 2014

The next Science Slam is

May 20th 2014, 8pm

Am Pferdemarkt,
26121 Oldenburg

Science Slam 2014

"Science Done Differently: The Golden Brain"

Science done differently - this is a priority at the Science Slam 2014. Young scientists must present their research in ten entertaining minutes. In addition to fame and honour there is a trophy for the winner; "The Golden Brain".

     Admission: 0, - € (regular), 0, - € (reduced)
     E-mail: beate.gruenberg @


Talk: Science Management

Wedn. 2. July, 2014, 4-6 p.m.
Universities guesthouse

In the talk we will discuss the career option Science Management. Invited speaker:

  • PD Dr. Andrea Ruf (Dean of Studies, Faculty V)
  • Sabine Matthé (Coordinator of Studies and Teaching)

You are interested in the talk?

Please register via StudIP.

In case you don't have an account yet please write an e-mail to oltech(at)

How to Publish in Peer-Reviewed Journals

October 14-16 2014 (registration from August 1 2014)

Times and location given in StudIP

Trainer: Dr. Gunther Tress

Why attend this training?
If you are currently preparing or writing a paper for an international peer-reviewed journal this 3-day comprehensive training is ideal for you.

Your particular training benefits are:

  • to set up a publication strategy to increase publication output
  • to develop a detailed plan for your current paper in progress
  • to draft main sections of your manuscript
  • to know for each section what it needs to include
  • to know how to identify a suitable journal for your submission
  • to know how to respond to editors and reviewers
  • to get answers on your questions regarding paper writing
  • to have clear instructions for completing your manuscript after training
  • to submit your manuscript following the concrete suggestions of the training

Please register via StudIP




Frank Lauterbach, Sprachenzentrum/Koordination , Universität Oldenburg

english+ offers the following:

The offers are free for doctorate students of the Graduate School.

More information ...

For international PhD students

You need help:

  • finding a flat
  • lengthening the stay of your visa
  • getting to meet new people

The tutors for international PhDs are especially there for you.

You can find more information about the international PhD tutors here...

Hot Topics in Neurosensory Science and Systems

In winter term 2013/14 the HOT TOPIC Seminar of the PhD Program 'Neurosensory Science and Systems' continues:

Fridays, 10:15 - 11:45, Room W03 1-152.

Further information and the program for the seminar can be found here...