Information for researchers

Zeppelin University (ZU) understands science not as a mere activity or profession, but as an expression of a mindset committed to argument and plural discourse.

In teaching and research, ZU emphasizes a transfer of social perspectives into science as well as the transfer of scientific knowledge into practical life contexts.

Learn about the research focus areas, research clusters, and institutes and research centers with research projects.


Scientific faculties

As a research-oriented university, the three academic faculties combine their disciplinary roots with an interdisciplinary way of thinking and working.

Zeppelin University SeeCampus | Photo: ZU/Florian Gehm
Zeppelin University SeeCampus | Photo: ZU/Florian Gehm

Scientific Practice & Service

Scientists at ZU are committed to the principles of good scientific work.
Our ethics committee deals with all aspects of safeguarding and protecting researchers and their responsibilities. In addition to this the Academic Advisory Board as scientific advisory board and the Research Council are among the important scientific bodies at ZU.

SeeCampus der Zeppelin Universität | Foto: ZU/Florian Gehm
SeeCampus der Zeppelin Universität | Foto: ZU/Florian Gehm

Our research funding department advises and supports ZU researchers in all phases of applying for third-party funding and provides assistance in using the new research information system and institutional repository FreiDok plus.


Young academics

Within the framework of its consistent research orientation, ZU attaches the highest importance to the education and support of young scientists.

Scientific event | Photo: ZU/Samuel Groesch
Scientific event | Photo: ZU/Samuel Groesch

Zeppelin University Graduate School | ZUGS combines the interdisciplinary research horizon with disciplined specialized knowledge for the three classical academic degrees.

ZU Graduate School

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Do you have questions about the individual phases of an academic career or the admission requirements? Then contact our team at the ZU Graduate School.

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