Prospective Doctoral Researchers

Are you interested in doing a doctorate at Leipzig University? If so, we can provide guidance.

 An early career researcher presents his work on stage at the Science Slam. Photo: Swen Reichhold

Doctoral Studies at Leipzig University

As a comprehensive university with a world-class research profile, we offer the ideal environment for a successful doctorate. We have a wide range of services to support you – whatever your personal circumstances.

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Prospective doctoral researchers learn more about doing a doctorate at the Open House for Early Career Researchers. Photo: Swen Reichhold

Doctoral Researchers

As an institution for early career researchers, we provide targeted support for doctoral researchers at our university.

Photo: Swen Reichhold

Our Services

All doctoral researchers at Leipzig University can become members of the Graduate Academy Leipzig and thus take advantage of our diverse offers. Prerequisites are a supervision agreement and an entry on a doctoral candidate list.

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Our skills development programme and other support services are specially designed to meet the needs of early postdocs who have just recently completed their doctorate.

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Our Services

As a registered postdoc at Leipzig University, we want to provide you with support, including financial grants and tailored workshops.

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We would like to support professors at Leipzig University in their role as supervisors of doctoral researchers.

Information for Professors. Photo: Swein Reinhold

Supervising Early Career Researchers

Professors support doctoral and early career researchers in many different ways. By supervising doctoral researchers, they play a decisive role in the success of the doctorate. We would like to support you with this task.

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