Advice for Female Doctoral Reseachers
The University of Bremen takes the advancement of female early career researchers seriously. With the program of the project "Perspektive Promotion", the Bureau for Equal Opportunity offers advice and support for women who are either interested in pursuing a doctorate or already working on their doctoral thesis. To arrange a meeting for individual persons or small groups, please contact Kathrin Faber (Tel: 218-60186).
Counselling Service for the Employees
The Counselling Service for the employees of the University of Bremen is responsible for employees of the University (doctoral students with salaried positions). The bureau offers advice on personal, psychological or health issues is free of charge and red-tape, and provides support on issues concerning work capability and the work environment (e.g. burn-out, problems with relationships or following separation, conflicts with coworkers and with supervisors). The person to contact is Dipl.-Psychologin Kassandra Ruhm. You will find the University’s Social Advisory Bureau in building GW2, room B3740.
The services offered by the Psychological Counselling center of the Studierendenwerk Bremen are available to enrolled doctoral students. The counsellors offer assistance in matters concerning the PhD process as well as in personal issues, e.g. difficulties in personal relationships, or anxiety concerning careers and future prospects. They provide confidential consultations, advice, and psychological support. You will find the center in the central campus area by the Mensasee and on the web at Psychological Counselling.