Leipzig University welcomes international students
In the winter semester 2017/18, students from 13 different countries are starting the Master's program "Early Childhood Research". We are looking forward to an exciting semester!
Impressions of the instruction day
Why study early childhood?
"Studying early childhood means learning to understand how humans have become who they are - every individual as well as all of us as a species. This understanding creates perspectives. Perspectives on the fundamental commonalities of all humans as well as the differences between individuals and cultures, on equal opportunities and health and the things that impede them".

(Daniel Haun, Director)
More about the LFE
"Eight weeks at the end of the world"
Summer 2016 was a very special one to our LFE-Teammember Anne: She went on a field research project in Vanuatu, an island state in the South Pacific. Finde some impressions of her trip here...
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Child scientists welcome. Participate!
Dear Parent, register now to have your child be part of one of our research studies.

Recent research for children

Wilhelm Wundt Dialogue: "What makes us human? The roots of human culture."

Record of the event on December 7, 2017.

Missed video?

November 2016
How do children share equitably? (Video in German)
July 2016
M.Sc. "Early Childhood Research" - An Introduction
April 2016
How do children perceive the place of things? (Video in German)