Graduate academy

The Graduate academy is the central service unit for all doctoral students and postdocs at the Hochschule Anhalt. We are providing useful programmes and support in all matters beyond the regular course of study. With workshops, networking and advisory services we will help insure the best conditions for the successful completion of your doctorate in  Köthen, Bernburg or Dessau.


We have send out this month' newsletter (bilingual!). There are again new workshop and conference announcements! Moreover we start offering statistics consulting for those who need help in the analysis of their research data!

Courses and training for PhD students


  • 17.09.2019: R beginner course (in Köthen)

    On September 17th Kai-Friederike Oelbermann will show all interested people the first steps in R - a free statistic software, with which you can not only create graphs, but also calculate statistical parameters and perform statistical tests. The first step is the creation and handling of own and imported data sets. Click here to register.

  • 17.09.2019: Network meetings (in Bernburg)

    The next network meeting will take place on Tuesday 17 September. This time we meet in the monastery Bernburg. From 17:00 we will be guided through the monastery. Afterwards we welcome Elke Eckhardt. She offers coaching and psychological counselling at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and presents her offers, which are especially open to all doctoral students. All further information can be found here.

  • 30.9/1.10: R advanced course (in Bernburg)

    Prof. Dr. Achim Wübker deals with the following topics in his R-course for advanced students: Parametric and non-parametric ordination methods, design of random factors, GAM/GAMMs, bootstrapping and random forests. The content will be coordinated with the working groups of Prof. Dr. Sabine Tischew and Prof. Dr. Baasch. The registration form and further information about the workshop can be found here.

  • 15.10.2019: Application training (in Köthen)

    On 15 October Christiane Redlefsen (Professional Management Consultant from Berlin) will simulate application situations with acting methods and prepare all participants for upcoming job interviews - be it in business or science. Click here to register.

  • 4.02.2019: LaTeX Workshop (in Köthen)

    On February 4, 2020 Kai-Friederike Oelbermann will again offer a LaTeX workshop for beginners. The content of the course is based on that of February 2019. Click here to register.

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