An extensive network is key for young academics. Building networks can increase the visibility of project and qualification work, and can facilitate interdisciplinary and multi-topic cooperation.

Within 'Rising Scholars' the department of Sociology supports exchange spanning across horizontal and vertical levels. Regular prae- & postDoc meetings allow reflection of working processes among likeminded in the same age group. In the context of this peer-to-peer mentoring experiences concerning scientific topics and career paths can be passed down and discusseed. Networking with experiences scientists as well as external experts in the course of rising scholars workshops provides young scholars with information and counseling on specific topics. Lastly faculty wide networking is central to build long lasting structures that support young academics, as well as exchange and cooperation within the social sciences.

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