Leibniz-Prinzip GraduateLab

The Leibniz-Prinzip GraduateLab (LPgradLab) offers young academic professionals a place for the method and content development and networking. It creates a forum in which one can develop interdisciplinary publications, prepare joint presentations for conferences and cooperatively put in funding requests/request funding.

  • Present and systemize project results
  • Develop productive connections between the fields of action of the project
  • Promote an interdisciplinary perception of teacher education research



Lecture Series on foundational knowlegde

  • Professors introduce research topics of the project, additional study of cross-cutting issues

  • weekly lecture with exercises  

2. + 3. SEMESTER

learning of methods for your own research Visit of social/economic schools, research workshop on methods, philosophy of science and teacher professional development Discussion/ Debate of Methods

  • learning of methods for your own research

  • Visit of social/economic schools, research workshop on methods, philosophy of science and teacher professional development 

3. Semester

Data Gathering

  • independent research

  • further visits of social/economic schools, the research workshop continues

4. + 5. Semester

Colloquium & closed meetings

  • PhD students collect presentation experience

  • regular participation at the colloquium, presentation of your own work, or organisation of workshops for the closed meetings

5. + 6. Semester

Writing and Conclusion Phase

  • finalisation of research and PhD thesis and preparation for the academic profession

  • writing time and offers for career planning etc.