The ombudsteam act as independent and neutral advisors, mediators and support people, and as a contact point for problems, conflicts and challenges that arise or have arisen as a result of working as an early career researcher.

ECR Buddy-Program

The ECR buddy-program is meant to help new PhDs/Post-Docs settle in at our university by connecting them with people who have already been at the university for some time. 

Statistical support

A moodle course with different offers for statistical peer support and consulting.

Suggestion and reporting box (Kummerkasten)

You can enter issues you'd like to communicate, both anonymously or with disclosure. The idea is to make us, your ECR representatives aware of issues we may not come across otherwise, so we can help and represent you or the people affected better. 


This list gives an overview of the university's most important services and offers, which are of particular interest to early career researchers in psychology. We take no responsibility for the completeness or correctness of the provided information. There is more information in the u:wiki itself. We also recommend taking a look at the University's Welcome Brochure.