Leibniz University Hannover Continuing Education
Qualification and Personnel Development for Employees, Researchers and Teaching Staff

Qualification and Personnel Development for Employees, Researchers and Teaching Staff

Whether you work in research, teaching, administration or in technical fields at Leibniz University Hannover, we will be happy to support you with respect to professional and personal development. Numerous facilities at LUH offer qualification events, coaching or guidance on various topics. In addition to current and future duties, different career stages and career transitions are addressed, as well as finding a balance between work and family life, or international aspects.

TDS - The qualification platform of LUH

The Talent Development System – TDS – pools and provides a structure for services offered by various facilities. The qualification platform of LUH makes it simple and quick to find the services that best meet your needs. Filters for specific categories and target groups aid easy access. You can find events held in English in just a few clicks.

Detailed information, information on how to register as well as contact details can be found in the TDS or on the website of the respective facility. The Talent Development System directs you to the relevant websites. Discover the possibilities that await you!

Discover all offers in the Talent Development System.

TDS service providers

  • Graduate Academy

    As a central point of contact for PhD candidates and postdocs at LUH, the Graduate Academy offers various information, consultation   and qualification services.

    The Graduate Academy addresses prospective doctoral candidates, doctoral candidates and postdocs and assists them at all research stages of their doctorate, during their postdoctoral career as well as with planning career paths – both in scientific and non-scientific fields.

  • GRANAT - GRAduate School of the Faculty of NATural Sciences

    GRANAT is the service institution of the Faculty of Natural Sciences for the promotion of young scientists and offers, among other things, a portfolio of high-quality qualification courses. The courses are primarily tailored to the needs of the natural sciences.

    Interested persons from other faculties of LUH can also participate in GRANAT courses for a course fee.

  • Equal Opportunities Office

    The Equal Opportunities Office promotes equality of all genders, advocates family-friendly conditions for students and staff and fosters diversity through diversity management. We will be pleased to assist you!

  • International Office

    The International Office promotes internationalisation of research as well as the integration of international researchers at LUH. In addition to advice on various topics, we offer workshops and events addressing all researchers at LUH.

  • Communications and Marketing – Leibniz Science Communication Lab

    Within the scope of the project “Leibniz Science Communication Lab”, Communications and Marketing offers workshops in the field of science communication and knowledge transfer for professors at LUH as well as for researchers from postdoc level in order to support them in their role as science communicators in the best possible way.

  • National Research Funding

    We offer individual and comprehensive advice on different national funding opportunities for researchers at LUH.

  • Organisational development

    We offer specialist and process-related advice to LUH institutions and staff in leadership positions on the topics of strategy development, project management and change, knowledge management, process analysis and optimisation, and health management.

  • Patents and Start-ups & Hannover Transfer Campus

    Researchers at Leibniz Universität regularly make inventions. "Patents and Start-Ups" advise and support you in all matters relating to inventions, patenting and other property rights.

    As part of the Hannover Transfer Campus project, we offer qualification courses on legal and business basics, which also include content on personal development as well as knowledge and technology utilisation.


  • Section Human Resources Development

    Whether you work in research, teaching, administration or in technical fields, with or without management responsibilities: We will be happy to assist you and your team with your professionalisation needs. Our human resources development services cover coaching, consultations, qualification and team development.

  • ZQS – Centre for Quality Enhancement in Teaching and Learning

    The ZQS supports teaching staff and students with organising successful teaching and learning processes – including the optimal use of digital tools and methods as well as imparting transferable skills for academic and professional success or competence-oriented planning of courses and examinations.