About the IPP
Launched in 2002 the IPP has since proved an integral part of postgraduate education at Justus Liebig University. It forms part of the lively academic environment of the Giessen Graduate Centre, where you will find optimum conditions for pursuing your PhD. Acquaint yourself with our programme and its history, with its relationship to the other the PhD programmes at the Centre and to other institutions at JLU as well as with the many friendly faces that make the IPP what it is. Learn about the profiles and PhD projects of our members and get in touch with the IPP team.
Study Calendar and Research Training Programme
The IPP is a research-oriented PhD programme whose profile is tailored to suit the needs of PhD students in literary and cultural studies. Find here information on the IPP’s key areas of research, its major aims and objectives, as well as affiliated departments and institutions and a list of publications that set an example of the academic spiritedness of our members.
Partners and Networks
The IPP offers a clearly structured three-year doctoral programme of high academic standard. Here you will be provided with information on the IPP curriculum and on our current study calendar. Furthermore, the IPP offers a range of opportunities to acquire additional academic and practical skills through its collaboration with the GCSC Teaching Centre and the GGK/GCSC Career Service. You will also find information on past and upcoming conferences, symposia and summer schools, as well as on publishing opportunities.
Admission and Support
The IPP was launched as a pioneering model for the internationalisation of postgraduate education in Germany. It participates in four multilateral networks as well as in numerous binational collaborations.
Find out how to apply for membership and get information on the various additional services for IPP members that make the IPP the perfect environment for pursuing your PhD.