Research Funding

National and International

The EU, the German Research Foundation, the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, and other federal and state ministries all support world-class research projects.

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Doctorates and Postdocs

From initial support for your postdoctoral project to university doctoral funding – the possibilities are virtually endless. Read more about positions for doctoral candidates, state postgraduate funding, Sylff fellowships and re-entry scholarships for doctoral and habilitation candidates.

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Porträtaufnahme des neuberufenen Juniorprofessoren Dr. Martin Endres

Support for refugee academics

Porträtaufnahme von Dr. Ahmet Kerim Gültekin

One scholar’s story

Ethnologist Dr Ahmet Kerim Gültekin is a fellow of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative and a member of “Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities”, a Humanities Centre for Advanced Studies at Leipzig University.

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Current funding

Here we present collaborative and individual projects, graduate research programmes and junior research groups that are currently receiving funding.

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Prof. Dr. Josef Käs (li.) und Prof. Dr. Ralf Seidel vor einem Gerät im Institut für Experimentelle Physik I
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