Doctoral Qualification Programme

In addition to their scientific education, we support doctoral candidates in acquiring the skills and competencies they need for the successful completion of their doctorate and for later management tasks in science or industry.

As a member of the MAPEX Doctoral Qualification Programme you will

receive a certified transcript of your achieved qualification milestones.

receive individual consulting and support.

build your own network of early-academic peers.

participate in MAPEX qualification offers and courses.

have access to MAPEX funding* for

  • scientific workshops,

  • research exchanges,

  • explorative projects.

* Formal acceptance as a doctoral candidate by your faculty is a prerequisite for the access to MAPEX funding


Any questions?

Please feel free to contact us if you can't find the answers to your questions on our websites or FAQ.

Receive a certified transcript of records of milestones achieved


Individual consulting and support during your doctorate


Acquire skills for
leading positions
in science or industry


Build up your own network of early-academic peers


Benefit from various MAPEX funding opportunities


Benefit from interdisciplinary 



Registration for the MAPEX Doctoral Qualification Programme

All doctoral candidates of the University of Bremen working in a group of a MAPEX member can participate in the programme (register).

Elective qualification milestones

Documentation of qualifications acquired

A checklist with all (elective) qualification milestones is provided as a guide to doctoral candidates and their supervisors (milestones).

If you are a member of our programme, all qualifications achieved can be entered via input mask.

We keep an overview of the qualifications acquired by each member. On request, a transcript of records and a certificate of participation to the MAPEX Doctoral Qualification Programme can be obtained via mapexphdprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de





MAPEX Workshops|

14th MAPEX Early Career Researcher Workshop

Science meets Industry

MAPEX Workshops|

15th Early Career Researcher Workshop

Scientific workshop with poster presentations and talks.

Contact and Office hours

For a personal consultation, please make an individual appointment with Hanna Lührs.


Prof. Lucio Colombi Ciacchi

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+49 421 218 64570


Dr. Hanna Lührs

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+49 421 218 64580

Dr. Enis Bicer
+49 421 218 64585


Britta Hinz
+49 421 218 64570


MAPEX doctoral qualification programme

(independent of participation in the qualification programme)

Updated by: MAPEX