The Research Academy Leipzig Doctoral Representatives (RA-Doc) is composed of elected doctoral representatives chosen by doctoral candidates from each class at the Academy. The RA-Doc serves as a liaison between the doctoral candidates and the class coordinators, committees, and the Research Academy directorate. Its main task is to act as a link between classes and doctoral researchers at the Research Academy in order to identify similar interests and to promote those interests in an interdisciplinary way that engages and is beneficial for all parties. Furthermore, the RA-Doc works closely with the Graduate Centre coordinators and the directorate of the Research Academy; it also maintains a close working relationship with the Council of PhD Candidates (ProRat), the organisation responsible for representing the interests of all doctoral candidates ay Leipzig University.
"We would like to emphasize that all doctoral researchers at the Academy have the opportunity to contribute ideas, constructive criticism, proposals for workshop topics, and general suggestions for improving doctoral education at the Academy.", say the representitives of RA-Doc.
Doctoral representative of the Graduate Centre Mathematics/Computer Science and Natural Sciences