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Registration Modalities

Participation in our courses and workshops is open primarily to members of MArburg University Research Academy. Advisory members are also cordially invited to participate in our program. External participants are also welcome to participate to the extent that places are available.

Registration process

Please register online for each course or workshop by the deadline specified. Upon registration, you will receive an e-mail which we ask you to confirm. Only with your confirmation, a place is reserved for you. You will receive another e-mail with payment information two weeks before the beginning of the course or workshop. Please pay the fee promptly but no later than the beginning of the course.

Other courses that correspond to the modules offered as part of the "Entwicklung und Management von Forschungsprojekten" (Designing and Managing Research Projects) certificate program can be credited toward the program. If you are interested in obtaining such credit, please contact the coordinator of the Postdoctoral Program () in advance.

Courses with components addressing teaching in higher education can be credited toward the "Kompetenz für professionelle Hochschullehre" certificate (Competence in Professional Teaching in Higher Education) issued by the Hochschuldidaktisches Netzwerk Mittelhessen (HDM – Network for Teaching in Higher Education of Central Hesse). If you are interested in obtaining such credit, please contact the HDM Manager at Philipps-Universität Marburg in advance.

Please note that registration is always binding after your confirmation. You may cancel your registration up to twelve days before the course begins without providing specific reasons. Thereafter, you will be required to pay the fee even if you do not attend the course.

Attendance Fee

Internal Attendance Fee

The usual attendance fee for MARA members is 25 EUR per course day or 50 EUR per day in exceptional cases for particularly expensive courses. Half-day courses are usually free of charge. You can find additional information on MARA membership on the page membership.

Junior scholars from other universities may participate in our courses as internal participants at a reduced rate if they are involved in a joint project with Philipps-Universität (i.e., Research Training Groups, Collaborative Research Centres, LOEWE Centers, or LOEWE Priority Areas). Junior scholars from Universität Kassel completing the "Entwicklung und Management von Forschungsprojekten" (Designing and Managing Research Projects) continuing education certificate and junior scholars from Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen or from the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen in general can participate in our courses as internal participants at a reduced rate. The same applies to junior scholars of Philipps-Universität Marburg who take part in the mentoring programs ProMotivation, and Mentoring Hessen.

External Attendance Fee

For all other participants, we charge a higher fee: normally 75 EUR per course day or 150 EUR per course day for especially expensive courses. Half-day courses are usually free of charge. Please understand that our offerings are primarily provided for internal participants. We will notify you two weeks before the beginning of the course if places are still available.

Please check whether your employer is able to refund the costs for attending an event organized by MARA as a business errand (within the university) or an ordinary business trip.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions concerning the internal or external attendance fee!

Care

We also provide our participants with support for childcare or care for relatives in need of care within the limits of our financial means. We offer you financial support for childcare for children up to one year old, for older children younger than age 15 outside of the regular operating hours of childcare centers, and/or for care of relatives in need of care, as documented by a medical certificate. You can find babysitters on Philipps-Universität Marburg's platform Babysitterbörse. In the case of an emergency, you can find information on supplementary childcare on the page of the Family Service.

Please understand that we cannot provide financial support for relatives providing care.

If you require support for care, please contact the MARA Managing Director no later than one month after the end of the workshop and include proof of the amount of the expenses and the actual services procured.

Accessibility

All events in the MARA building, Deutschhausstraße 11+13, are accessible by individuals with special needs. Please contact us should you have any questions concerning the accessibility of rooms outside the MARA building.