International Visiting Scholars at Leibniz Institutes

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Leibniz Association:
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.

In brief

Senior researchers can conduct research at a Leibniz Institute in Germany. The programme aims to strengthen cooperation and promote networking between Leibniz Institutes and their international partners.

Who can apply?

Senior scientists with

  • outstanding qualifications
  • acknowledged research experience

Type and extent of funding

Work contract or fellowship (depending on the financial resources of the host institute).


Dependent on the host institute. The duration varies and visits can start at any time.


Applications must be submitted directly to the respective Leibniz Institute. You will find information about positions and application deadlines on the job portal.

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