Doctoral Studies

If you wish to do a doctorate at IALT, first please find out about the institute's fields of research and the structured PhD programme. You should then send your request for supervision to ialt.phd<at>uni-leipzig.de only.

Professor Dr. Klaus-Dieter Baumann
Professorship of LSP Communication and Applied Linguistics (German, English, Russian)

Professor Dr. Oliver Čulo
Professorship of Translatology (Translation and Translation Studies)

Professor Dr. Tinka Reichmann
Professorship of Translatology (Interpreting and Interpreting Studies)

Professor Dr. Carsten Sinner
Professorship of Ibero-Romance Linguistics and Translatology

In order to be able to process your request, we need the following documents: 

  • CV
  • Draft project description. If you haven’t chosen a PhD project or topic yet, send a detailed statement explaining why you wish to do a doctorate at IALT.
  • Assessment or report written by a professor who has taught or examined you at your home university.
  • Copies of year-end/intermediate and final certificates and a copy of your degree certificate.
  • Further proof of language proficiency, if necessary.    

The documents can be either in German or one of English, French, Spanish or Russian. Certified translations will not be necessary until you have been admitted to the PhD programme. If you fail to provide the above documents, we cannot process your request.     

last modified: 13.12.2017