Research news

Browse our news portal to find out about current research projects, research awards and research partnerships at the University.

Research Profile

Our university’s outstanding research profile is demonstrated by our three strategic research fields, numerous alliances throughout the scientific region of Leipzig, and the large number of externally funded projects.

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Excellence in research

Leipzig University has submitted three draft proposals as part of the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governments.

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Research and transfer

Our most important research and transfer projects in 2021 at a glance – the PDF contains detailed information and the researchers’ contact information.

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Academic Careers

There are various ways to realise your dream of a career in science and academia. Once you have graduated and earned a doctorate, pathways to a professorship include conducting your own research project, heading a junior research group, or completing the habilitation process.

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Research Service

At Leipzig University, conducting research is one of the most important tasks of our scientists and scholars. The Department of Research Services offers a wide range of support in submitting applications to funding bodies, handling external funding, and managing project and research data.

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Knowledge and technology transfer


Industry partnerships

Industry meets research. Our university partners not only with other research institutions, but also with a wide range of innovative companies. There are several funding programmes and networks available to support joint projects.

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Research and transfer

Get an insight into current projects and the minds behind our research at the University of Leipzig.

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