Re­search ser­vices

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The Research Services Office is the first contact point for researchers and academics at the University of Kassel, who are preparing an application for research support.

University of Kassel
Research Services Office
Mönchebergstraße 19
34109 Kassel

Tel.: +49 561 804–2208


Head of Department and Team

Events or­gan­ised by the Re­search Ser­vice

The information event for the present calls for of individual projects (ZFF-PROJEKT) in specialist areas of study and cooperation projects with the Kunsthochschule (ZFF-KOOP)
takes place on 24 March 2020 in room 4100 on Mönchebergstr. 19 between 2 p.m. and 3.30 p.m.

Further Information and Registration [German]

Gen­eral event in­form­a­tion

The aim of this continuing education event at the University of Kassel is to convey a basic understanding of the CONVERIS research information system.

The workshop will take place on 12 March 2020

Time: 9 am - 11 am

Location: Mönchebergstr. 19, Room 1450 (SAP training room)

This workshop will be conducted in German.

Further information and registration

A compact input in research ethics

Participants learn basic principles of research ethics and will have the opportunity to reflect own research activities with the group. The offer is aimed at PhD students and post-docs and held in German.

Date: 10 November 2020, 09:00 a.m.  - 05:00 p.m.

Place: Mönchebergstr. 19, room 4100

Registration deadline: 29 October 2020

More details can be found here.

Introduction to research data management [German]

Responsible handling of research data is an important component of good scientific and digital practice. Various requirements (funding institutions, publishers, universities, professional societies, ...) are placed on you as a researcher. The aim of the course is to provide a basic understanding of the nature, meaning and significance of research data management, to inform about the different requirements and to give first tips for handling your own research data.

Speaker: Arvid Deppe
Time: 05 May 2020, 10 - 12 am, Room 2432, Diagonal 10
Target group: academically active members of the University of Kassel

Furhter information and the registration can be found here.

Creating data management plans [German]

A data management plan is a document that describes the intended handling of research data. In this introductory workshop, participants should gain an insight into the topic, get to know concrete aids such as tools and samples and try them out in practice.

Speakers: Arvid Deppe, Dr. Sabrina Jordan, Tanja Bode
Target group: Scientific and administrative staff of the University of Kassel

Time: 14 May 2020, 9 am - 1 pm, Room 2432, University of Kassel, Diagonal 10

The lecture will be held in German.

Further information and the registration can be found here.

Good scientific practice [German]

This intensive course provides an introduction to the principles and interdisciplinary aspects of good scientific practice - in contrast to the typical cases of intended and unintended scientific misconduct. In addition to a discussion of central guidelines and recommendations for scientific work "lege artis", the participants acquire operative knowledge for the honest preparation and documentation of research results in their practical work.

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Tobias Schmohl
Time: 9 July 2020, 9 am - 5 pm, Room 4100, University of Kassel, Mönchebergstraße 19
Target group: doctoral candidates and postdocs
The lecture will be held in German.

Further information and the registration can be found here.

Gen­eral con­di­tions for good re­search

The University of Kassel believes that good academic practice is an essential precondition for research and scholarship and it attaches the greatest importance to this crucial task of academic self-regulation.

General conditions for good research: Forward

In­ternal uni­versity fund­ing pro­grammes and se­lec­tion pro­ced­ures

Our internal funding programmes provide assistance to researchers and academics at the university to develop research projects that attract external funding.

Internal university funding programmes and selection procedures: Forward

Sup­port for ap­plic­a­tions

The Research Services Office offers researchers and academics help with making applications and administering funds that have been successfully raised.

Support for applications: Forward

Im­port­ant no­tice re­gard­ing the pro­ced­ure for resarch pro­pos­als

For applications which will be submitted to the university leadership by the Research Services Office, a processing time of three weeks has to be calculated. For justified exceptional cases it would be two weeks.

Re­search ca­reers in mo­bil­ity and no­bil­ity

The University of Kassel supports the international sharing of ideas for research purposes and awards prizes for outstanding achievements in academic pursuits.

Research careers in mobility and nobility: Forward

Re­search in­form­a­tion ser­vices

The Research Services Office provides information services on upcoming funding opportunities for researchers and academics.

Research information services: Forward