The IMW promotes the scientific training of doctoral candidates in the field of solid state and material research with a PhD at the TU Dresden, in particular at the Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering, at the Faculty of Physics and School of Science (Chemistry).
The IMW recognizes its responsibility for a high-quality doctoral education with the aim to train outstanding scientists and thus to support their successful (scientific) career.
The IMW offers all doctoral candidates:
In addition to the scientific qualification, the IMW promotes all PhD students to participate actively in conferences, especially international conferences, and in interdisciplinary internal seminars.
All interested doctoral candidates can take part in further training courses as part of a doctoral student day, for example in the areas of methods, preparation of publications and proposals for third-party funding, presentation techniques, project management and media competence.
All doctoral candidates can take advantage on the offers of the Graduate Academy of the TU Dresden. (Qualification offers, advice and support programs).
Balancing the doctorate with family life
During the PhD period, the doctoral students are granted flexible working times and all the standard institutional support for balancing of work and family life applies to the doctoral students.
(*)... talks are given at the annual IMW-seminar or at in-house seminars