Getting started

More information specific to your start in Jena

The MPI-BGC Newcomer Guide contains lots of useful information as well.

Specific help for foreigners

Stay well informed

  • You can exchange information with all other doctoral researchers by email:
    • using the mailing list of all PhD reserachers at MPI for Biogeochemistry: sign up
    • using the mailing list for all IMPRS-gBGC members at a doctoral level: sign up

(Here is an overview of all mailing lists at the MPI-BGC)

In case of problems

If you are not satisfied with your situation as a PhD researcher (supervision, topic, financial situation), please talk to somebody whom you can trust instead of resigning to the situation. If in certain situations your adviser is not the right contact person, a strictly confidential meeting with

can be organized. This offer is only meant to help you finding ways to improve your situation, you do not have to fear any negative consequences.

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