At SSE, you develop and evaluate solutions for industrial software engineering challenges and current research challenges in a team of highly motivated researchers. Besides our  intense supervision (for details see PhD Graduation), we offer you an exciting research environment in the context of our various European and national research projects.

Do you love research? We offer attractive research funding for doctoral students and postdocs who want to pursue their research ideas. Here you will find all information about research funding in the SSE group.

About the University of Duisburg-Essen

The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) - one of the youngest and largest universities in Germany - is located in the middle of the Ruhr Metropolitan Region. Its broad spectrum of subjects ranges from humanities, social sciences and education to economics, engineering, natural sciences and medicine. Since its foundation in 2003, the UDE has developed into a globally recognized research university.

This is reflected by the top positions the UDE has recently achieved in international rankings. In a global comparison of the performance of the best universities founded since the turn of the millennium, the UDE came in third. In the Times Higher Education Ranking, it holds down 14th place among the best 200 universities worldwide younger than 50 years old.

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Metropolis Ruhr - City of Cities

The Ruhr Metropolis offers excellent career prospects, countless opportunities for studying, ideal locations for companies in the heart of Europe. Here you will not only find the best conditions to start your career or get it going. As one of the three largest metropolises in Europe, the Ruhr Metropolis offers you pure diversity, variety and a high quality of life.

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