Leipzig Researcher Development Programme

Postdocs Dr. Steffi Marung and Dr. Ute Rietdorf in the Collaborative Research Centre 1199: Processes of Spatialization Under the Global Condition. Photo: Swen Reichhold

Targeted Support for Postdocs

The Leipzig Researcher Development Programme (LRDP) at Leipzig University is aimed at postdoctoral researchers directly after completing their doctorate as well as experienced early career researchers and junior professors.

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Our Services

If you are a postdoc at Leipzig University, we encourage you to become a member of the Research Academy Leipzig so that you can benefit from our support services.

Leibniz Programme at the Research Academy Leipzig


Through Leibniz MOBILITY, we support postdocs who would like to invite international visiting scholars (INVITATIONS) as well as those who plan to travel to universities worldwide for a stay that is focused on research and networking (TRAVELS).

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Promovierende und Postdocs, die eine eigene Veranstaltung organisieren möchten, unterstützen wir gern. Foto: Christian Hüller
Upon request, we can arrange for free on-site childcare during our workshops and events. All childminders have childcare training. Photo: Christian Hüller

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Funding and Research Grants

Foto: Mensch unterschreibt Formular


Our Research Service advises you on potential funding sources and their respective regulations, on open calls for proposals and internal support possibilities. We can also help you to write your proposal.

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Habilitation formally establishes the qualification for independent research and teaching in a given field, conferring a postdoctoral teaching qualification in that subject. In many disciplines it is still the primary route to a full professorship.

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