Doctoral Studies at the Research Academy Leipzig

The Research Academy Leipzig encompasses all structured doctoral programmes at Leipzig University. From the outset, you will be in close contact with other doctoral researchers and supervisors with whom you work on joint research projects.

Mitglied werden, Foto: Christian Hüller

Become a Member

Apply for a doctorate in one of our structured doctoral programmes and become a member of the Research Academy Leipzig. As a member, you will receive special offers and targeted support.

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We offer

Services and Advising 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.

Foto einer Promovierenden der Universität Leipzig anlässlich des Pre-Doc-Awards 2018 (aufgenommen von Christian Hüller)
Foto: eine junge Frau sitzt in einer Gesprächssituation zwei anderen Frauen gegebüber
Promovierende beim Workshop an der Research Academy Leipzig
Junger Mann schaut mit einem Kleinkind auf dem Schoß in ein Bilderbuch
Studentin Marie Prötzsch (Mitarbeiterin im Akademischen Auslandsamt) und Doktorand Hakob Matevosyan, wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Kulturwissenschaften)
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

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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 researchers.

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