Resources

Internal resources

  • Welcome Package: Information for international PostDocs moving to Germany. The package covers a broad range of information, e.g. work visa, childcare, insurances, WissZeitVG
  • Report of the first Leibniz PostDoc Survey 2020: The report is published on an open access basis via SSOAR, which is hosted by GESIS. You can get a copy of the full report here: https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-83394-4
  • A paper from our former sustainability working group about Transforming research practices towards environmental sustainability can be found here: https://zenodo.org/records/7714680

External resources


Useful links

This is a summary of all the links in the Welcome Package. Please read the Welcome Package for more information (see above).

Leibniz Association & German research landscape

Conflict Resolution

Leibniz Mentoring for Female Researchers

Leibniz Association Funding Opportunities

Coming to Germany

Entry Visa

Residence Permit/Work Visa

City Registration

Life in Germany

Apartment rental

Tax system

Health care

Getting Medical Assistance

Mental Health

Therapy

Insurances

Language Courses

Parental leave, parental allowance, and child benefit

Childcare

Public Transportation

Driving license

Navigating Academic Work Life in Germany

Employee representatives

Fixed-Term and Permanent Academic Positions in Germany

Income Brackets (“Einstufung”)