LERU Doctoral Summer School

General information

The one week LERU Doctoral Summer School is organized by one of the member universities of LERU. Graduate Campus covers the participation fee (including accommodation) and travel expenses (Economy) of selected UZH participants.


LERU Summer School 2023

Universität Heidelberg (zVg)

"Concepts of intervention science applied to global challenges"
The 13th LERU Doctoral Summer School will be held at Heidelberg University from
4-8 July 2023. 


Participant requirements

Candidates must be well advanced in their doctoral project and keenly motivated to work on the topic of this years summer school, be available for the entire duration and be prepared to participate in all activities. All sessions will be conducted in English, fluency in both spoken and written English is essential.


Please send completed applications in one single PDF file and in English no later than 15 March 2023 to:


Please include following documents in your application:

  • Letter of motivation (see below)
  • CV
  • Title of your research project and name of your main supervisor(s)
  • Status of your dissertation project
  • Copy of your student card

Please cover with the letter of motivation:
a) your interest for the topic of the summer school
b) what makes you a suitable representative of the University of Zurich

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.