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Contact

The Leipzig School of Human Origins

c/o Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig
Germany

phone: ++49 (0) 341 3550 122
fax: ++49 (0) 341 3550 119
e-mail: leipzig-school@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Credit points

IMPRS LSHO PhD students are required to obtain 10 credit points (ungraded) during their PhD time. Typically these credit points will be collected by a) participating in and passing a written examination in each of the  core seminar weeks, and by b) attending research seminars/workshops and doing an assignment, e.g. a presentation, practical exercises (problem sets), graded homework, etc.; c) presenting your research at a conference (poster or talk).

Credit points are awarded for:

Task

CP

Attending and passing one written examination per core seminar week.
  • 60h including 30h of course time per core seminar week
  • problem sets
  • written examination
1 CP
Presenting your research at a conference (poster or talk)
  • national conference
  • international conference


1 CP
2 CP

Attending and presenting your research in research seminars
  • seminar must comprise 30h including 15h of course time
  • presentation

1 CP

Attending and presenting your research in workshops
  • workshop must comprise 30h including 15h of course time
  • presentation, problem sets or homework

 

1 CP

Giving a talk outside the MPI/UL 1 CP
Attending classes at the University of Leipzig which include an assignment (i.e. presentation, written examination, etc.) 1 CP (up to 3 CP in total)
Receiving a scientific award 1 CP (once)

Please note:

  • All IMPRS LSHO PhD students are expected to take part in and give presentations in their respective department's/group's seminars and journal clubs regularly during their entire PhD time (even if they have already collected 10 credit points).
  • PhD students are encouraged to take part in supplementary courses and workshops that are organized by the IMPRS LSHO, the MPI-EVA, the Research Academy Leipzig or other institutions.