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CareerDay 2015

The MDC CareerDay 2015 took place on April 16 and was attended by ca 300 young scientists and students from institutes in and around Berlin.

The CareerDay 2015 offered information about jobs, career alternatives, workshops, networking round-tables and funding opportunities through the exchange of information between experts from both academia and industry.

It was supported by partners from media and industry. We would like to thank everyone.



CareerDay Brochure
(with complete program, speakers' and companies profiles): Download .pdf


TALKS 2015

Keynote Talk Nina Tölle: Download .pdf

Keynote Talk Barbara Janssen: Download .pdf

Funding Opportunities Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: Download .pdf

Funding Opportunities DAAD: Download .pdf

Funding Opportunities EMBO: Download .pdf

Funding Opportunities MDC Postdoctoral Scholars: Download .pdf



In our survey from April 2015 the MDC CareerDay has been evaluated positively –
81% of the surveyed participants ranked the event as extremely useful or useful and 88 % would recommend it to a friend.

The MDC CareerDay was attended by ca 300 participants.

It is a highly international event. 47% of the CareerDay participants came from abroad. The language for all talks and workshops is English.

Here are more details from the survey:




  • TU Berlin
  • DRFZ, Berlin
  • Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
  • Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt am Main
  • BRIC Copenhagen
  • Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm


See below some pictures taken at the MDC CareerDay. All pictures by: Caliari, 2015 / MDC