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A forward-looking, high-performing university relies on attracting and keeping top scientists. The University of Stuttgart sets great score by being an attractive employer in international science. Excellent staff need incentives to be inspired by a new role. This is what the Dual Career Program can provide.
Newly appointed professors receive support to ensure that their partner can further pursue their professional goals after relocating. The Dual Career Program at the University of Stuttgart provides an extensive service package for just this purpose.
Our target group: Newly appointed professors, junior professors, tenure-track professorship as well as higher science management roles.
Has your partner been appointed professor at the University of Stuttgart and would you like to continue your career at the new location? We support you in finding your new professional role in or near Stuttgart and offer you tailored help throughout your application process.
- Joint development of a tailored application strategy
- Extensive screen and processing of application documents
- Information on employers and scientific institutions in the Stuttgart region
- Intensive support in researching jobs
- Information about further training opportunities
- Information about language courses
- Access to professional networks
If you are looking for potential employers, we can provide you with access to an extensive university and cooperation network offering interesting contacts to employers from business and science.
Many newly appointed professors find it challenging to find accommodation with their partner or family. We support you to find as well as offer real estate.
- Information about the housing market and infrastructure:
- Tailored accommodation advice for your workplace, childcare, family situation
- Strategy for approaching the real estate market
- Renting short-term, furnished accommodation (at the university)
Have you been appointed to the University of Stuttgart, and are you looking for accommodation?
Please fill out our house-hunting questionnaire [de] We can also help you find short-term furnished accommodation:
- Guest lecturer accommodation of the University of Stuttgart
- Short-term rental
Since Stuttgart is uniquely situated in a natural basin and job density is high, the demand for apartments in Stuttgart is very high. It can be difficult to find centrally located, reasonably priced accommodation. You should make sure to schedule enough time for this.
Are you a provider of accommodation in Stuttgart and/or thesurrounding area and are looking for the right tenants or buyers for your property?
Please fill out our real estate provider questionnaire [de].
Childcare and educational facilities
The Dual Career Program works closely with the University & Family Service to support you and your family in finding the right childcare and educational facilities.
- Information about childcare facilities and admissions processes [de]
- Information about schools in Stuttgart [de]
- Close cooperation with the University & Family Service for internal university offers
- University childcare on the Vaihingen campus is in the planning stage.
- Child daycare centers by Kind E.V [de] are cooperation partners of the University of Stuttgart.
- You can also register your need for a child daycare place via the City of Stuttgart Child Daycare Finder [de]. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Arrive and network
You might have a lot of questions if you have decided to try a new start in a new location. We want to help you with your decision to move to the Stuttgart region.
- Dual Career soirée with tour of the city
- Guidelines for newly appointed professors
- Pilot role of the Welcome Center
Things you need to know as a new resident of Stuttgart
The Stuttgart region lives from its healthy mix of sectors and its combination of world-class businesses, innovative mid-sized businesses, high technology and cutting-edge research. In Stuttgart you can not only study and work in excellent conditions, but also enjoy an outstanding quality of life. The city is nestled in a picturesque landscape, and it is surrounded by gentle hills, woods and vineyards. Urban flair and idyllic country life, culture from opera to hip hop, top sporting events and master chefs make their contribution to the image of this city.
Professors at the University of Stuttgart present their favorite locations and tips for the Stuttgart region:
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jörn Birkmann [de]
Institute of Spatial and Regional Planning
- Prof. Dr. André Bächtiger [de]
Institute for Social Sciences
- Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sabine Klinkner [de]
Institute of Space Systems
- Prof. Dr. Dominik Göddeke [de]
Chair Computational Mathematics for Complex Simulations Institute of Applied Analysis and Numerical Simulation (IANS)
- Prof. Dr. Astrid Ley [de]
Städtbau-Institut, Lehrstuhl Internationaler Städtebau
Dual Career Service
Onboarding for new Professors