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Franco-German cooperation ABG-FGU

The cooperation between Association Bernard Gregory (ABG) and the Franco-German University (FGU) aims to help and support French and German PhD candidates and PhD holders before and after they start their working life, and also during their careers. 

The ABG and the FGU organise flagship events and cross-border training sessions such as:

  • Professional development center : this gives participants practice in a recruitment process commonly used ain different sectors all across Europe.
    See the Development Center training summary
  • « ApéroDoc » – Franco-German get-together : an informal networking session for PhD-holders who have chosen a career path outside the academic world.
    See the French-German PhD cocktail party training summary
  • Franco-German AvanThèse Workshop: This event discusses the pros and cons of a doctoral programme. It is intended to help participants to analyse their motives, abilities, expectations and goals before making a final decision.
    See the “Pre-Thesis Workshop” summary
  • Franco-German Young Researchers' Day : As major players in the European research landscape, Germany and France offer young researchers many opportunities. A career information day for young researchers is held every year by Association Bernard Gregory, in partnership with the Franco-German University, the Institut français d’Allemagne and the French Embassy in Berlin.
    See the artcile on Franco-German Young Researchers' Day
  • International workshop for PhD candidates and post-docs: This three to four day workshop allows young researchers from France, Germany and Luxembourg to take stock of their skills and their professional goals, to consider new career perspectives and to learn to communicate effectively with international recruiters.
    See the artcile on Cross-border seminar for post-docs and PhD candidates

Universities and research institutes:
If you would like to prepare your (future) doctoral candidates for professional and/or international mobility...

You are welcome to contact us!

Melike Riollet, PhD
International Development Manager
Tél. +33 (0) 7 84 24 20 79
E-mail: melike.riollet@abg.asso.fr

Kristina Berkut, PhD
Training & International Project Officer
Tel. +33 (0) 6 83 99 69 96
E-mail: kristina.berkut@abg.asso.fr

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