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IPaK – Promoting International Doctorates at the University of Cologne

The project “Promoting International Doctorates at the University of Cologne” started in fall 2014. It is promoted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The aim of the project is to contribute to the internationalization of doctoral studies at the University of Cologne. It is coordinated by the Albertus Magnus Graduate Center. Some subprojects are carried out in cooperation with the International Office.

The extensive program addresses doctoral candidates pursuing individual doctoral studies, doctoral candidates enrolled in a graduate school or a doctoral program and professors / supervisors:


Grants, courses and activities for doctoral candidates:

Travel Grants 
Language Courses
Proofreading for doctoral candidates at the Faculty of Law
International “Stammtisch”
Welcome Days / Days for Doctoral Researchers

Measures addressing professors / supervisors:

International Summer Schools
Visits of prospective doctoral candidates from abroad