Polymers - Random Coils and Beyond, Ph.D. | Leipzig University | Leipzig, Germany
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Polymers - Random Coils and Beyond

36 months
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About

This field is interdisciplinary and brings together students from physics, chemistry and materials science in an integrated graduate program. The Polymers - Random Coils and Beyond graduate program at Leipzig University provides in-depth training in interdisciplinary soft matter research.

Overview

About the programme

Research in the Polymers - Random Coils and Beyond graduate school at Leipzig University investigates the aggregation phenomena of proteins and the behavior of lipid membranes in the field of biopolymers.

For synthetic polymers, crystallization and self-healing concepts are in the focus. Doctoral students conduct their interdisciplinary studies and are closely connected with other groups in this wide range of polymer topics.

Programme Structure

Research topics include:

  • Stages of amyloid formation
  • Folding, dynamics and stability of proteins
  • Effects of nanoparticles
  • Cataract formation
  • Simulation of amyloid structure formation
  • Investigation of isolated macromolecules in innovative traps
  • Monomolecular protein layers
  • Semi-crystalline structure formation
  • Supramolecular polymers
  • Simulation of crystallization
  • Polymers at surfaces
  • Influence of nano-patterned surfaces

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Required:

  • dated and signed application form
  • written confirmation from your supervisor (supervision agreement)
  • CV
  • secondary school leaving certificate (certified copy)
  • evidence of university entrance examination (certified copy), if applicable
  • evidence of all university degrees (certified copies), e.g. bachelor’s, master’s, Diplom)
  • Transcripts of Records from all secondary and university qualifications (certified copies)
  • evidence of your knowledge of German at DSH-2 level, if the doctorate will be in German (certified copy)
  • evidence of your knowledge of English, if the doctorate will be in English
  • confirmation of admission to a faculty’s list of doctoral candidates, if already available (confirmation can otherwise be submitted within one semester)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 36 months.
    • Students pay a semester fee (EUR 253,50)

Living costs for Leipzig

720 - 1047 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Polymers - Random Coils and Beyond.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
1300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Fully Funded DAAD EPOS Scholarship
Merit-based

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DAAD
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Karl Schmidt Rottluff Scholarship
Merit-based

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Studienstiftung
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1300 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) • DAAD
Merit-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Graduate School Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
649 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
Merit-based

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Campus France
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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