The Leibniz Association brings together over 80 research institutions working in many different disciplines. It offers many interesting opportunities for doctoral students and senior researchers.
PhD students can complete a doctorate while working in an excellent interdisciplinary research environment at a Leibniz Institute.
Who can apply?
PhD students with
- an outstanding university degree equivalent to a German Master’s degree
- the ability to conduct independent research
- teamworking and communication skills
- a good knowledge of the English language
Type and extent of funding
Work contract (usually part-time) with a salary based on the collective agreement for public sector employees of the German states (currently approx.3,600 euros per month gross for a full-time job).
Generally 2 to 3 years with possible extension of up to 1 to 2 years.
Applications should be submitted to the respective Leibniz Institute. Vacancies and closing dates are advertised on the websites of the individual institutes or on the job exchange (see link below).