KiNSIS supports young scientists from the nano surface and interfaces sciences at all stages of their scientific careers. In the doctoral phase, KiNSIS provides support with networking and training opportunities. Every year, it honours outstanding dissertations with KiNSIS doctoral prizes in chemistry, physics, life sciences and engineering.
Under the KiNSIS umbrella graduate programmes of its research collaborations converge and create diverse qualification options for researchers at the beginning of their careers.
- Integrated DFG Research Training Group in the Collaborative Research Centre 1461 'CRC 1461 – Neurotronics: Bio‑inspired Information Pathways'
- Integrated DFG Research Training Group in the Collaborative Research Centre CRC 1261 'Biomagnetic Sensing'
- DFG Research Training Group 2154 'Materials for Brain'
- Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovation Training Network 'WinGrid' (Wind farm – grid interactions: exploration and development)
- Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovation Training Network 'SENNET' (Porous Networks for Gas Sensing)