Ask a professor

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About the online talk:
Many international researchers choose to live and work in Germany. Before coming to Germany, important questions have to be answered. One crucial question is how to find a supervisor, who would guide you through your first steps into research.

Watch the recording of our online talk and ask German professors everything you’d like to know about finding a supervisor in Germany!
Get insights about selection criteria and find out how to address a professor successfully.

Event details:

“Ask a professor”
Thursday, 10 June 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (CEST)

Hosted by: Cécile Jeblawei, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Prof. Dr. Stefan Wanke, Chair of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, Institute of Botany, TU Dresden
TU Dresden is one of the leading research Universities of Excellence in Germany and Europe. Its excellence in research is demonstrated by a Graduate School, five Clusters of Excellence as well as numerous Collaborative Research Centres and Research Training Groups. As a university of technology, TU Dresden covers a broad scientific spectrum. It is internationally renowned for its research and provides excellent conditions for pioneering interdisciplinary research projects.
TU Dresden homepage

Prof. Dr. Kristin Bührig, Professor of German linguistics with a focus on "German as a second and foreign language", Universität Hamburg
Universität Hamburg is the largest and most diverse research institution in northern Germany. Research at the University takes place within numerous individual projects as well as various interdisciplinary cooperations. Five core research areas and five emerging fields shape the University's research profile, which is underpinned by four clusters of excellence, a number of federally and EU-funded research alliance projects, DFG-funded collaborative research centers (SFB), DFG research units (FOR), research training groups (GRK), and participations in two International Max Planck Research Schools.
Universität Hamburg homepage

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mathias Hüsing, Professor of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics at the RWTH Aachen University and member of the DAAD selection committee.
RWTH Aachen University is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed. Its success in Germany's Excellence Initiative reflects its outstanding reputation for research and education in the science, technology, and engineering fields. The Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics (IGMR) exists since 1959 and is a competent partner to solve kinematic, dynamic or vibration problems for all kinds of mechanisms. The IGMRs expertise is evident in structure and measurement synthesis as well as tolerance analysis, metrology, drive technology (e.g. electronic cam disk) cam gears, path planning and motion design.
RWTH Aachen University homepage
Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics (IGMR)

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