GRANAT
Profile

GRANAT: Self-image and Function

The Graduate School of Natural Sciences (GRANAT) was established at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Leibniz University Hannover in 2009. It supports the institutes of the faculty in the promotion of young scientists. In addition to the general support provided by the Graduate Academy, GRANAT organises discipline-specific and career-relevant advanced training courses and opportunities to acquire further skills for all doctoral students and also for all young research scientists in the faculty and at Hannover Medical School

GRANAT is furthermore an umbrella organisation for doctoral student training at the Faculty of Natural Sciences. GRANAT, in collaboration with the Graduate Academy and the natural science institutes, is responsible for promoting individual doctorates as well as the faculty's structured doctoral programmes.

GRANAT‘S aim is to support the education and training of all doctoral students in the Faculty of Natural Sciences to enable them to become excellent young scientists who can successfully compete in the international scientific environment.

GRANAT SERVICE PORTFOLIO

For doctoral students and postdocs

  • Information platform on the doctoral study programmes and expert networks in the faculty
  • Advanced training courses for doctoral students and postdocs, aimed particularly at the natural sciences and to supplement the courses offered by the Graduate Academy
  • Promote entrepreneurship, accompany and provide support for business start-ups
  • Forum to establish your own personal career network and your own career strategy
  • The doctoral student mailing list is used to communicate useful information relating to doctoral studies and to seek feedback on the need for advanced training courses.
  • The additional postdoc mailing list offers topical information on advanced training courses for junior scientists.

For professors

  • Support with the international acquisition of qualified applicants for doctoral programmes
  • Support of faculty professors with applications for structured doctoral study programmes (graduate schools or research training groups) and their realisation.
  • Support with the organisation and execution of mini-symposia as part of structured doctoral student programmes or summer schools at the Faculty of Natural Sciences.

GRANAT MANAGEMENT

Dr. Barbara Höft-Lessdorf
Office hours
nach Vereinbarung Mo.-Fr. 8.30-13.30 Uhr
Address
Herrenhäuser Straße 2
30419 Hannover
Building
Room
Dr. Barbara Höft-Lessdorf
Office hours
nach Vereinbarung Mo.-Fr. 8.30-13.30 Uhr
Address
Herrenhäuser Straße 2
30419 Hannover
Building
Room