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The PhD Candidates' Council at Leipzig University

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Doctorate’s Day 2018

28. March 2018 by mariaerfort · Comments Off on Doctorate’s Day 2018

We kindly invite all who are interested in pursuing a doctorate or already started their thesis to this years Doctorate’s Day (19. April 2018 Villa Tillmanns, Wächterstraße 30). The event is organized in cooperation with the Research Academy Leipzig and the Graduiertenzentrum der HTWK Leipzig.

From 15:30 till 19:00 we will offer lectures and workshops (in German and in English). The topics will entail application, financing and qualification. In addition, we offer a variety of opportunities for networking and exchange with other doctorate candidates.

You can find the current program here as Download. Up-to data information and further highlights will be available on Facebook.

In order to participate in the workshops, you have to register. A maximum of 15 people can take part in one workshop. For registration please see the instructions on the webpage of the Research Academy Leipzig (zur Anmeldung).

Following the Doctorate’s Day you are welcome to hear more about science from young researchers. We meet at 20:00 in the Bibliotheca Altertina for Research on Stage – Science Slam Leipzig.

You want to know more about last years Doctorate’s Day and Science Slam? hier.

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Regular’s table

19. November 2016 by Ronja Flick · Comments Off on Regular’s table

Every month, the council of PhD candidates organizes an informal get-together. Usually, this is after our committee meeting at the beginning of the respective month; locations are changing monthly to gain more insight into the best bars in town. So if you feel like chatting about Leipzig, about working on your thesis or anything else – grab a drink and join us!

The regular’s table for PhD candidates is organized in collaboration with Thesis e.V. Leipzig.

Where? Christmas market! Meeting place: Burgstraße 21, main entrance.

When? December 15, 2016, 8:30 PM.

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Monthly ProRat-Meeting

18. November 2016 by Ronja Flick · Comments Off on Monthly ProRat-Meeting

Our regular meeting usually takes place the first thursday of every month. It is open for everyone. Come and join the debate!

Where? Burgstraße 21, 04109 Leipzig, 2nd floor (left wing), 1.01.

When? December 15, 2016, 6:30 PM.

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Counseling for PhD Candidates

18. September 2016 by Ronja Flick · Comments Off on Counseling for PhD Candidates

The PhD candidates’ council of Leipzig University offers counseling for PhD candidates. Presumably the next date is September 27, 2016, 11 to 12 AM. If you have any questions about writing your thesis or anything related, please come to our office at Burgstraße 21 (room 1.01). Alternatively, we invite you to use our e-mail address to contact us.

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Your ProRat 2016/17 is here!

23. June 2016 by Thomas Schmid · Comments Off on Your ProRat 2016/17 is here!

On May 31 and June 1, the PhD candidates of the University of Leipzig have elected their new representatives. The elected representatives are:

  • Stefan Lehm
  • David-Georg Reichelt
  • Christian Pflug
  • Anne-Kathrin Gitter
  • KyeongHwa Lee
  • Maria Viktoria Erfort
  • Patric Maurer

Backup candidates are:

  • Enrico Macholdt
  • Sven Preußer

During the yearly university elections, 286 votings have been received. Thus, 4.89 % of all PhD candidates eligible for voting have participated.

Official voting results can be found on the webpage of the university (click here for PDF).

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Vote for the ProRat 2016/17!

30. May 2016 by Ronja Flick · Comments Off on Vote for the ProRat 2016/17!

This year’s elections of the PhD Candidate’s Council (ProRat) will be held on May 31 and June 1, 2016 (9 AM to 4 PM).

If you are a registered PhD Candidate of Leipzig University, you can vote at the polling station of your faculty.

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Run for the PhD Candidates’ Council at Leipzig University!

8. April 2016 by Susann Hannemann · Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

The next elections for the PhD Candidates’ Council at Leipzig University (ProRat) will be held on May 31 and June 1, 2016. Interested and committed doctoral candidates are always welcome to join the ProRat and work on thesis-related issues. Bring your issues to the table and work with us on finding solutions to common topics or problems of being a doctoral candidate. Click here to  find out more information about the Council’s purpose and activities.

You are thinking about running for the Council for Doctoral Candidates at Leipzig University? We warmly invite you to get to know us and have all your questions about the ProRat’s responsibilities and activities answered. You can contact us via e-mail through April 28, 2016.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

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Chance for Science

17. September 2015 by Thomas Schmid · Comments Off on Chance for Science

The Chair of Management Science of the Faculty of Economics and Management Science has launched the platform „Chance For Science“. It aims at facilitating communication and collaboration between German research institutions and scientists who have fled to Germany. Researchers who are interested in continuing their work in Germany are welcome to participate:

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Apply now for the Science Slam at the „PhD Candidates‘ Day“!

25. August 2015 by Thomas Schmid · Comments Off on Apply now for the Science Slam at the „PhD Candidates‘ Day“!

Are you working on your PhD or Master thesis and have grown tired of staring at your Laptop all day long? Are you bored of entertaining just your colleagues and room mates with every new chapter of your thesis? Show us what you’ve got and become a participant of this year’s Science Slam at the PhD Candidates‘ Day 28th of October! Present your project in a short, easy comprehensible, entertaining, consise way and compete with other candidates for cool prizes and a truckload of fame! The audience alone will decide who the winner is going to be.

If you want to apply please send an e-mail including your name, your alma mater, your major and a short abstract of your project. If you are interested you have the chance to attend a presentation workshop free of charge and get ready for the big day.

Contact information: Research Academy Leipzig
Phone:  0341 9737168

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PhD Lecture Series – Call for Papers

1. May 2015 by Susann Hannemann · Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

“Work – Between passion and pressure”

The PhD candidates’ Council at Leipzig University (ProRat) would like to cordially invite you to present your PhD projects to an interested public. This academic year, the lecture series’ overall topic is „Work – Between Passion and Pressure“. We invite proposals for a 20-minute presentation in German or English, deadline for submission is July 15, 2015. For further details see our Call for Papers.

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