Offers of the Graduate Academy Leipzig

The Graduate Academy Leipzig offers its members a wide range of services. In this way, it supports doctoral researchers in addition to the faculties at which the doctorate and its supervision are based.

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Become a Member

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

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Services 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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Promovierende beim Workshop an der Research Academy Leipzig
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Vortragender beim Science Slam am Tag der Promotion 2017 in der Bibliotheca Albertina

Graduate Academy Leipzig

Chancellor Professor Birgit Dräger presents the Pre-Doc Awards. Photo: Christian Hüller

Pre-Doc Award

The Pre-Doc Award supports graduates who are preparing for doctoral research. During the one-year funding period, the aim is for recipients to jointly develop a doctoral research project and to acquire funding for it.

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Funding a doctorate

The potential routes to earning a doctorate are just as varied as the funding options available for doctoral candidates.

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