Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities according to §4 of the statutes  of the center for teacher education and educational research


Erfurt School of Education (ESE)

  • The Advisory Board, in consultation with the Director of the ESE, makes recommendations for the development priorities on which the work of the ESE should predominantly focus in the medium term. These recommendations shall be made available to the Presidium.
  • The Advisory Board also advises the Director on all matters concerning the development goals of the ESE.


Members according to §4 of the statutes



Director of the Erfurt School of Education (ESE)

Prof. Gerd Mannhaupt


Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University of Erfurt

Prof. Gerd Mannhaupt


Chairperson of the Education Committee of the Thuringian State Parliament

by proxy:

Christian Schaft

Spokesperson for science and higher education policy

(Die Linke, German left-wing party)


Representative of the Thuringian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports

Wilfried Huth

Deputy Head of Unit 34


Head of the Office for Education in Erfurt

Werner Ungewiß,Ph. D.


Two external experts in education and/or further education

Prof. Dietmar Heisler (Chairperson of the Advisory Board)

University of Paderborn


Prof. Bärbel Kopp

Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg


Two representatives of external economically oriented educational institutions

Thomas Umbreit

Chairperson of the Working Group School-Business-Thuringia and Headmaster of the "Wilhelm Hey" Regular School Ichtershausen


Marco Eberl

Chairman of the Board of the Protestant School Foundation of Central Germany