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The Corona Blues Survival Coffee Corner

Or: How to pursue a PhD during a pandemic.

Are you doing a PhD during Corona times? Well, that’s an extra challenge! How are you structuring your days? How do you stay in touch with colleagues and supervisors? And how do you take care of your own wellbeing? Let’s chat! Have a break, bring your own coffee and meet like-minded PhD candidates.

The BYRD team will be there as well. YES, we need caffeine. And we like to hear how you’re doing and how we can support you. Join us for a coffee on campus!

Date: every Thursday from 27 August 2020 through October after lunch (1.30 p.m. – 2 p.m.)

Location: exit the Café Central and turn right, after 50 meter turn left into the alleyway (at the ATM) and move on for about 20 meter


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Shut Up and Write! Bi-weekly writing space for doctoral researchers


Writing is more fun when you're in good company - that's why we have established Shut Up and Write, a bi-weekly space for you to work on your dissertation. No registration necessary - just drop in and write! Please find the dates and the necessary Zoom information here.


YUFE Mobility Award - Call is open

YUFE Mobility Award - Call is open!

The University of Bremen offers funding for researchers at all career stages and all fields to carry out research stays at the partner universities. Monthly grants of up to 1500 Euro are available, also for visits in Bremen.


New offer: Individual Coaching for Postdocs

Our new coaching pool provides the opportunity to profit from professional consultation for all postdocs who are in their qualification phase and have a temporary contract at the University of Bremen. We cooperate with professionally trained coaches in different areas.

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BYRD - Social Media

Follow us on Facebook! We will keep you updated about upcoming BYRD workshops and will share news and calls that are of relevance to early-career researchers or concern funding options.

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