Upcoming Events

In 2019 the Helmholtz Juniors are joining efforts with the Max Planck PhDnet and Leibniz PhD network to organize the N2 conference “From research to application” where doctoral researchers from all three networks will get together from November 13th to 15th in Berlin.

The next NextGen conference is scheduled for 2020 at the GSI Helmholtz Zentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt.

Past Events

NextGen@Helmholtz 2018 in Potsdam

The third NextGen@Helmholtz took place from 25-27 July at the GFZ in Potsdam. Click here for more information.

N² Science Communication Conference

The joint event N² Science Communication was held from 6-8 November 2017 in Berlin. For more information about the event click here.

NextGen@Helmholtz 2017 in Kiel

The GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel was the venue of the second Nextgen@Helmholtz on 5-7 July 2017. Read more about it here.

NextGen@Helmholtz 2016 in Braunschweig

The first NextGen@Helmholtz took place in Braunschweig from September 28 to 30, 2016. You can find more information about this past event here.

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Save the date N2 Conference

The N2 conference will take place in Berlin from the 13th - 15th November 2019 click here for more information!

Helmholtz Survey 2019

Starting on the September the 30 and lasting 6 weeks, the 2019 survey will take place. This year is particularly special because, it will be done in collaboration with he Doctoral Researchers of the IPP Mainz, Max Planck PhDnet and the Leibniz PhD Network on N2 level. Click here to download our press release and follow our social media accounts to stay informed.

N² Network Statement Paper on Power Abuse

Power Abuse is a serious issue that Doctoral Researchers may be confronted with during their PhD. We want to raise awareness, as well as, to find ways to prevent it and/or fight it. Please follow this link to read the paper position on Power Abuse and Conflict Resolution.



Click on the following link to download our flyer

HeJus Flyer


Guidelines for the Completion of Doctoral Projects within the Helmholtz Association can be download on the following link

Helmholtz PhD Guidelines 2019