Typically doctoral studies are either funded through a position as a researcher or research assistant or alternatively through a scholarship. Doctoral researchers in structured doctoral programmes of the Research Academy Leipzig receive a position or scholarship in a programme.
The Federal Ministry for Education and Research maintains a database of national and international scholarships in the private and public sector.
Leipzig University Scholarships
- State Graduate Sponsorship Programmes of the Free State of Saxony (Landesgraduiertenförderung des Freistaats Sachsen)
- Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF)
- Funded Positions for Doctoral Researchers (Doktorandenförderplatz)
- Returning Scholarship of the Free State of Saxony
- SAB sponsored ESF Doctorates (Industry-sponsored doctorates, federal innovation doctorates, and doctorates improving the reconcilability of scientific career and family