students and doctoral candidates

Services for students and doctoral candidates

JungChemikerForum (JCF)

In the GDCh, young members on site have the opportunity to actively ?get involved? in the life of the association via the regional forums of the JungChemikerForum. There you will experience how a strong community can help you implement your ideas and advance your members personally and professionally. All regional forums have their own financial resources. The regional forums are supported in many respects by the JCF Federal Board, which is elected annually by the speakers of the JCF regional forums.


GDCh-VAA double membership

Student GDCh members can show foresight and take advantage of a free additional VAA membership. The VAA represents management and management trainees in the chemical industry.

Article NCh 05/2007 (pdf file, 1 MB)
Article NCh 10/2006 (pdf file, 1 MB)


RÖMPP Online

In addition, new student members receive personal internet access to the most extensive chemical dictionary on the internet for one year free of charge: the RÖMPP Online.


training events

The GDCh offers young chemists special advanced training events tailored to their needs. Grants can be requested for these courses.



From its own foundation assets, the GDCh awards grants for diploma students, doctoral students or for students during their bachelor's or master's thesis who actively participate in GDCh conferences . more

Job boards

Regional forums for young chemists and the GDCh career service hold job exchanges as part of events, at which interested parties can talk to representatives of potential employers. more

Exchange GDCh - ACS

The GDCh and the American Chemical Society (ACS) support and strengthen student exchanges between Germany and the United States. more

Funding measures for graduates

Unemployed graduates benefit from travel allowances for advanced training events organized by the GDCh and Dechema. more

Specialist group awards and prizes

The specialist groups of the GDCh hold special prizes and awards for young chemists, which underline the importance and appreciation of young academics for the scientific society. more

Reduced subscription prices for magazines

Student GDCh members benefit from reduced subscription prices for scientific journals from Wiley-VCH-Verlag. more

Compared to regular members, students and doctoral candidates can use these offers at a considerably reduced membership fee of only 30 euros per year.

You can find even more useful information for students and doctoral candidates here.

Information material for undergraduate and graduate students

Information platform

The GDCh information platform at provides competent and always up-to-date information on subjects, job profiles and training courses in chemistry.

Brochures "Information on career entry" and "Job profiles in chemistry"

The brochure ?Information on career entry? deals with the chemical industry as an employer. In addition, the school service and the possibility of freelance work are presented. The brochure ?Job profiles in chemistry? provides information on the fields of pharmaceutical marketing, controlling, sales, management consulting and waste management, among other things. more

Information flyer "Become a student member"

You can download the information flyer "Become a student member in a lively network" here:

Download flyer

You can request the printed versions free of charge by email, stating the number and a shipping address.

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