Activities of the GYR

The Gutenberg Council for Young Researchers (GYR) is donated by the Rhineland-Palatinate Research Initiative. It brings together and enhances the various support programs for young researchers, junior professors and research group leaders at JGU.

Current projects:

The Gutenberg Council for Young Researchers currently promotes small research groups in the humanities and social sciences.

The Portal gives insights to career paths, informs about funding options, offers for further qualification, mentoring and teaching support etc.

GYR promotes lecture series on career orientation for early career researchers.

Projects till 2020:

The project helps young researchers in making a well-founded decision regarding the career path they want to pursue and provides support to adapt their professional profile accordingly.

The GYR honores a postdoctoral researcher with the Gutenberg Translation Award which finances the translation of an excellent publication.

The GYR offers funds for (prospective) PhD candidates from abroad who want to come to Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) for a short-term research stay.