Professorial Positions

Appointment procedure at Leuphana


1. Call

2. Selection process

3. Appointment list

4. Offer

Legal framework

Professors are employed in accordance with the conditions of employment for professors under Article 25 (W2/W3 professors) and Article 30 (W1 junior professors) of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG). Leuphana aims to increase its proportion of female professors. Excellent opportunities are available within the university to support women in their academic careers. Qualified female scholars are, therefore, particularly invited to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preferential consideration in accordance with the applicable statutory provisions.

The applicable legal requirements and conditions for the employment of professors can be found in the following regulations and directives:

  • Lower Saxony Higher Education Act: Article 24-30 NHG
  • Appointment Regulation Leuphana University (german only): PDF
  • Equal Treatment Directive (german only): PDF

For junior professorships and tenure-track-professorships please consider the following directives:

  • Directive for intermediate evaluation of junior professors (german only): PDF
  • Tenure-track regulations (german only): PDF

Welcome to Lüneburg

The city of Lüneburg offers a high quality of living. You will find good conditions for combining your academic career and family life. For an easier start in Lüneburg please refer to the following links and information:

Contact information

Our team is managing the appointment of new professors at Leuphana University and will support you in the process of applying for and starting your professorship. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about being or becoming a professor at Leuphana University.

Dr. Luise Reimers
Universitätsallee 1, C10.324
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1811

Susanne Albers
Universitätsallee 1, C10.324
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1782