Integrated Research Training Group
The Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG) fosters teamwork within the Collaborative Research Centre. We aim for the optimum research experience for the doctoral researchers and early-stage postdocs. The IRTG combines mandatory and elective actions including a 6-months booster phase, a research stay abroad, interdisciplinary seminars, the invitation of guest scientists and participation in conferences, summer schools and regularly scheduled retreats. One emphasis includes opening up vistas on potential future careers. The IRTG members benefit from peer teaching including student-to-students seminars and team-based mentoring via a dual supervision concept.
The overall concept of the IRTG includes four specific action areas:
- Competence development
- Interdisciplinary exchange
- International experience