Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Visiting Scholars

Every year, the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture – Simon Dubnow hosts internationally and nationally known scholars, as well as a number of post-doctoral associates and doctoral candidates. They engage in intensive dialogue and exchange of ideas with the Institute’s staff, present lectures on their own research projects for open discussion, and contribute in diverse ways to the teaching at Leipzig University.


You can apply for a guest scholarship either in English or German. Please, send the documents mentioned below by email or by mail to our institute's address:


  • current CV including list of publications
  • duplicates of relevant degrees
  • detailed description of research project (max. 2,000 words)

Current news

Due to the corona pandemic, all stays of guest researchers at the Dubnow Institute for the first half of 2020 were cancelled.