Goethe Research Academy for Early Career Researchers

GRADE Services

The Goethe Research Academy for Early Career Researchers (GRADE) is the central platform for all Early Career Researchers at Goethe University. Within a comprehensive qualification program GRADE offers group-specific support to researchers from the R1-R3 phase, including workshops, individual coaching, networking events, measures for career development, financial support, and language courses.

GRADE Research Units

The GRADE Research Units provide subject-specific and interdisciplinary qualification and support for scientists in their early career. They are organized as GRADE Initiatives, GRADE Centers and GRADE Academies.


GRADE Initiatives // Self-organized working and research groups of PhD candidates and postdocs.

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GRADE Centers // Subject-related and interdisciplinary support and networking, embedded in the research profile of Goethe University.

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GRADE Academy // Networking and support for outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a focus on societal challenges.

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GRADE - Goethe Research Academy for Early Career Researchers

Goethe University - Campus Westend | Building Languages, Cultures and Art (SKW)
Rostocker Straße 2 | D-60323 Frankfurt am Main

Telefon: +49 (0)69/798-49411 | E-Mail: grade@uni-frankfurt.de | More info