Advice for international Researchers

In light of the current situation concerning the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the services including personal consultations shall occur exclusively via electronic communication channels. Appointments can be made under researchLUH@zuv.uni-hannover.de

Dear guests,

We are delighted to welcome you to Leibniz University Hannover.

At the Welcome Centre you'll find the central point of contact for international researchers (postdocs and professors) at LUH.

Please contact us with any non-academic questions concerning your stay in Hannover. We will be happy to assist you with any queries (e.g. official administrative procedures) – via email or in person. With many years of experience, we are experts in supporting international guests.

Please register here:

Registration for visiting researchers

Our priority is to make your stay at Leibniz University Hannover successful.

Have a pleasant research visit.

Yours sincerely

Manuela Schimmels

Funding for Refugee Scholars and Scientists from Afghanistan

Starting today, the Volkswagen Foundation supports scienticts who have fled from Afghanistan. 


Within the scope of a fellowship program, researchers who are currently or were funded during the last 10 years by the Foundation have the possibility to integrate refugee scholars into their research context for up to two years.


Furthermore, grant recipients of projects currently funded by the Foundation can apply for up to EUR 200,000 – in addition to the grants already made – to integrate refugee scholars and scientists into their research projects for up to three years.


Eligible to apply are exiled Afghan researchers from any academic field who had to leave the country recently, possess academic qualifications (e.g. publications) or possess potential to be integrated into the (research-related) job market.




Further Information: manuela.schimmels@zuv.uni-hannover.de

EPFLeaders4impact Programme

Starting today, the Switzerland University EPFL funding talented researchers who have the ambition to provide innovative solutions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The programme „EPFLeaders4impact“ will fund between 40 and 120 fellowships of a duration of 12, 18, 24, or 36 months.


Granted applicants will carry out their project at one of the five EPFL campuses and will benefit from a multifaceted training programme, including a collaboration with the non-academic sector.


During the programme, EPFLeaders4impact fellows will be able to take steps towards starting a company based on their own research or to have their proposed innovative solution implemented through a technology transfer to an existing company/organisation.


The application for the first of two calls is possible until the 31st of January, 2022.




Further Information: manuela.schimmels@zuv.uni-hannover.de

We work closely with EURAXESS, the European network for research advisors.

The EURAXESS website provides information on funding options or job opportunities and addresses social security and tax issues, as well as other topics regarding research mobility.

All services offered by EURAXESS Deutschland are free of charge.

EURAXESS Information on Coronavirus

On the occasion of the COVID-19 pandemic, EURAXESS has compiled an overview on the website with information and FAQs in German and English, which are provided by the Federal Foreign Office, the BMI, the BMG and the European Commission.


EURAXESS Centers continue to advise by email.

Visiting Doctoral Candidates
Manuela Schimmels
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30167 Hannover
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Address
Welfengarten 1A
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
008