PhD Program

The Leipzig School of Human Origins
Leipzig, Sachsen (DE)
October 12 2017
Organization Type

The Leipzig School of Human Origins

- An International Max Planck Research School -

by the
University of Leipzig
and the
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

The Leipzig School of Human Origins is a unique interdisciplinary PhD pro- gram that combines different scientific disciplines to study the evolutionary history and origins of humans and other primates. Candidates may apply with selected research groups from the following three disciplines:

Comparative and Molecular Primatology
Functional Genomics and Paleogenomics
Human Behavioral Ecology and Developmental Psychology

The PhD program provides training and research opportunities for university gra- duates who wish to work towards a PhD in anthropology, biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, computational biology, evolutionary genetics, behavioral ecology, and other related fi

The language of the school is English. Visit for information on living in Leipzig, Germany, in the center of Europe.

For project and application details go to

or contact us at:
phone: ++49 (0) 341 3550-0
fax: ++49 (0) 341 3550-119
Application deadline: December 01, 2017

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