The Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS) is an international graduate school of spatial research, economics and social sciences in Germany. It pursues a European comparative perspective with focus on regional and local development strategies. The DLGS provides an interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies Programme for recent university graduates as well as professionally experienced junior researchers.
The Dresden Leibniz Graduate School has been founded in 2008 as a joint activity of the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) and the Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden). The doctoral candidates use synergies between the TU Dresden and non-university research institutes in Dresden.
Commerzbank-Award for Dr. phil. Sara Al-Nassir
On October 11, 2019, the Commerzbank Dissertation Prizes 2018 were awarded at the TU Dresden. Since 2006 prizes have been granted to young scientists for outstanding dissertations.
DLGS doctoral candidate Sara Al-Nassir received one of these awards in recognition of her excellent dissertation on the topic „Constructive Exceptionality, the interplay of agency and structure in constituting Zaatari’s Market Street, Al-Souq".
Compact information about the DLGS - Our new magazine
The new DLGS magazine informs briefly and compactly about the Ddresden Leibniz Graduate School. Learn more about characteristics, research framework, doctoral candidates and application process. Find out more about individual dissertation projects and the management board.
PhD-Award for the best talk
The DLGS doctoral candidate Jiaying Lin took part on the 3rd International Symposium Healthy Ageing from 20–22 February 2019 at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) in Berlin-Buch/ Germany. She presented her phd-project "Healthy City Program in Shanghai - policy process unfolded". During the PhD session four students form different countries could talk about their work and results. Jiaying Lin got the PhD-Award for the best talk.