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Doing your Doctorate at Justus Liebig University

Seven good reasons to research at Giessen:

Tailor-made and systematic support of young researchers and scientists has long been one of Justus Liebig University’s most notable strong points. If you are aiming for a doctorate, then you are in the right place: Justus Liebig University’s three Graduate Centres offer attractive, first-rate programmes in all disciplines:

  • Giessener Graduiertenzentrum Kulturwissenschaften – GGK /
    International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture – GCSC

    The GGK was Germany’s first graduate centre in the humanities and social sciences offering a tailor-made programme for young researchers. As of 2006, the GGK also houses the GCSC, which offers a distinguished PhD programme at the heart of a strong international network funded through the German “Excellence Initiative”.
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  • International Giessen Graduate Centre for the Life Sciences – GGL
    The GGL is the Graduate Centre for doctoral students in biology, chemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, psychology, agriculture, nutrition-, environmental- and sport sciences. With its curriculum taught in English, the GGL has, since its 2007 inception, offered a structured and international doctoral programme  to researcher from 33 countries.
    More on the GGL
  • Giessen Graduate Centre for the Social Sciences – GGS
    The GGS was launched in spring 2012, it offers a structured PhD programme with tailor-made qualification options in research and research training for PhD students in law, economics, and further social sciences.
    More on the GGS

We are confident that Justus Liebig University Giessen offers you attractive programmes that meet your interests and research profile.
The following pages will provide you with seven good reasons for doing your doctorate at Justus Liebig University. Of course, there are many further good reasons. Simply contact us – we would be happy to advise you in person, and would be delighted to welcome you as a doctoral student at Giessen.

Seven good reasons to research at Giessen

Further information on doctoral studies at JLU Giessen