Webcast + document collection: How to apply for full professorship?

The aim of the webcast is to provide participants with detailed information about all phases of the appointment procedure for professorships (focus Germany), and to give them concrete advice and tips for their applications.
The webcast will first deal with the procedure and the formal aspects of the appointment process. Afterwards, all necessary application documents (especially CV, cover letter, research and teaching concept) will be discussed in detail and partly illustrated with sample materials. The third part addresses all aspects of the hearing. Participants will learn about the requirements for the application talk and the demonstration lecture. In addition, the most frequently asked questions in the interview with the selection committee will be discussed.

Participation information
This offer is currently valid until 29.02.2024. After successful registration, the webcast and document collection can be used until the end of February 2024.
The webcast is available via Vimeo (password protected) as a stream, the associated materials (handout, sample CVs, list of questions from commission discussions) are available for download via Dropbox.



status members
University of Potsdam
partner institutions external
PhD 40€ 240€ 290€
Postdoc 60€* 240€ 290€

*This fee also applies to postdocs from the other universities in the Postdoc Network Brandenburg (PNB)BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder).

Further information on the workshop program and our partner institutions

The calculation of the fees for this offer is analogous to that for a 2-day in-person workshop.



  • Englisch


  • postdocs, junior research group leaders and junior professors who aspire to a professorship


  • 3,75 h


  • Dr. Dieta Kuchenbrandt

    Dieta Kuchenbrandt

    Dieta Kuchenbrandt holds a doctorate in psychology with additional training as a coach and management consultant (German Psychologists Academy). After several years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bielefeld and as a substitute professor at the University of Osnabrück, she is now an independent trainer and consultant specializing in the needs of scientists. Her work focuses on academic career planning and applications for professorships.


derzeit nicht buchbar


(Noch) kein fester Termin oder verschoben auf noch unbestimmt
time required: individual (3,25h webcast + document collection)




Dr. Maja Starke-Liebe
Telefon +49 331 977-4569