The Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS) is a joint interdisciplinary facility of the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER), and the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD). It hosts international doctoral candidates and invites applications from all disciplines selected in a competitive process, with an opportunity to be supported by a full-time scholarship for a period of three years.

The DLGS was established in 2008 to address the spatial implications of grand societal challenges. The graduate school is supported by the Leibniz Association, and operated by the IOER and the TUD. It is independent in designing its scientific program, committed to scientific excellence, and subject to regular international peer review.

September 21st, 2022 | DLGS Summer School 
The DLGS Summer School will be held as a preceding event to the IOER Annual Conference 2022 . 

September 26th, 2022 | Workshop
Workshop on conducting 'systematic literature review' byDr. Anne-Karen Hueske (Copenhagen Business School).

October 12th, 2022 | Lecture
'Spatial sustainability science' by Prof. Dr. Marc Wolfram (IOER and TUD).

News from the DLGS

Call for applications 2023 
Deadline extended till September 30th, 2022

Beyond 2030: Envisioning sustainable and resilient places for transformative change

DLGS announces PhD scholarships for young scientists in the field of spatial sustainability science to explore the topic of envisioning future places for transformative change. The program starts on 1st March 2023.

Read more about the call and the application process.

DLGS at ISDRS Conference in Stockholm

DLGS fellows Tieza Mica Santos, Claire Gallacher, and Subhashree Nath participated in the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) conference in Stockholm, Sweden from the 14th to the 17th of June. They each presented their work at the PhD day  ...

Read more about the participation at ISDRS Conference in Stockholm